Water Inspector – PARSONS – Abu Dhabi, UAE

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Water Inspector – Abu Dhabi, UAE
 
Parsons is one of the world’s largest transportation planning, engineering, and construction firms. We have an extensive portfolio of diverse transportation projects including rail and transit, road and highway, bridge and tunnel, and aviation infrastructure. Parsons expertise encompasses all phases of transportation engineering operations – from the initial planning stage through final design, construction, and commissioning. Parsons has the people and power to move the world.

JOB OVERVIEW:
 
Inspect site conditions to ensure suitability for the designed permanent works.
 
Give practical advice on constructional matters.
 
Inspect construction, including temporary, works to ensure compliance with approved methods and contract requirements.
 
Maintain records of inspections, work executed, etc.
 
Direct Inspectors and ensure performance.
 
Assist in or measure work done when required.

Observe site safety procedures.

Assist in preparation of “as-built” drawings.

Assist with inspection of completed works, prepare sang lists and handover to operating authority.

REQUIREMENTS:
Engineering Degree or Diploma.

7 – 10 years of experience in construction supervision/inspection of water networks and associated utilities.

Preferably with at least 2 years of relevant experience in Abu dhabi or UAE.

Sales Executive – Starbucks – Dubai

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Sales Executive (Temporary) – Starbucks Wholesale – UAE
Job no: 2481228
Location: Dubai
Dubai Head Office
 
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From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only celebrates coffee and the rich tradition, but that also brings a feeling of connection. Starbucks coffeehouses have become a beacon for coffee lovers everywhere because they know they can count on genuine service, an inviting atmosphere and a superb cup of expertly roasted and richly brewed coffee every time. It’s not unusual to see people coming to Starbucks to chat, meet up or even work. Starbucks is a neighborhood gathering place, a part of the daily routine – and we couldn’t be happier about it. Get to know us and you’ll see: we are so much more than what we brew. Starbucks prides itself on its people, or ‘partners’ as we call them. We strive to develop each partner to achieve their career goals, whether this is to become a district manager, Coffee Master or work within one of our Head Office functions.

Responsibilities:
 
Identify and develop relationships with potential new key clients and decision makers within your area of responsibility
Responsible for organising and maintaining own time, completing deadlines and making effective use of market mapping documents and developing a strategy to develop new business for both Starbucks ‘We Proudly Serve’ and ‘Premium Self-Serve’
Using Salesforce on daily basis to manage all new and existing accounts
In weekly review meeting report personal objectives to the National Account Controller and the rest of the sales team
Promotes Starbucks Branded Solutions regionally and creates leads for other partners within the team.
Delivers reports for quarterly business reviews
Develop, Review, Analyse and Manage Sales & Budget:
Accountability for the sales results of AOR – driving new accounts/account retention and growth of existing business.

Knowledge:

PC Literate, Excel, Powerpoint and Word.
Thorough understanding of the industry & channel structure & the internal relationships.
Fact based selling (uses data effectively to develop compelling sales propositions).
Experience

2-4 year’s experience in a sales role, KAM or Sales Executive
Experience within a foodservice environment.
About Us:
M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for nearly 90 of the world’s most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 3,900 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.

Alshaya’s stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 53,000 people from over 120 nationalities.

The company has established itself as the industry leader across these territories through a combination of local market understanding and a comprehensive commitment to customer service. Growth in each of its operating divisions and brands is supported by continuous investment in talent and infrastructure. It applies best practices in retail operations, merchandising, marketing, information technology, logistics, real estate, human resources and financial controls.

M.H. Alshaya Co. is the retail business of the Alshaya Group, which was founded in Kuwait in 1890 and today represents one of the most dynamic companies in the Middle East. In addition to its retail operations, the Alshaya Group is active in a number of other sectors including real estate, automotive, hotels, trading and investments.

MEP Cost Manager – ATKINS – Dubai

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REF:    FG-005937
Associate Director – MEP Cost Management
 
Faithful+Gould are seeking to expand the MEP cost management team based for the UAE from both a team size and client development perspective. Based from Dubai or Abu Dhabi, you will lead the MEP cost management team for MEP deliverables for all UAE cost management projects.
 
Additionally, you shall support our ME and Africa teams, as senior MEP representative in the business.
 
Responsibilities

Preparation and delivery of MEP estimates, cost plans, Bills of Quantities, pre-tender estimates and post contract QS administration
Contract interpretation and advice/action
Client and stakeholder management
Executive level reporting
Internal programme management
Managing and assisting technical teams to prepare task orders/work packages
Project/Client specific Change Management
Reporting on project performance
Leveraging project commercial performance – revenues and costs
Ensure time charge hours properly captured and invoiced on time.
Preparation of MEP sector business plans.
Develop strategic client relationships and key accounts.
Profit and loss responsibility.
SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximize our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include – Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Essential Criteria

In-depth knowledge and experience in MEP cost management and contract administration
Middle East experience in last 4-5 years preferable
Middle East delivery experience in UAE would be a differentiator
Good contract, commercial and financial understanding, 10 years post qualification experience
Excellent written English for preparation of task orders, contract letters and communications
Good communication skills to work with the design teams and obtain the required information
Understanding of standard methods of measurement
Good attention to detail and ability to review estimates, cost plans and bills of quantities prior to issue
Client facing role at both pre- and post-contract stages.
Desirable Criteria
Professional Membership – MRICS
Knowledge of FIDIC contracts.
Qualifications
Degree or similar in Quantity Surveying preferred, but not essential.
The Individual
Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar from recognised University preferred
Strong contractual, commercial and financial knowledge
Min 15 years post-contract relevant capacity in contracts and commercial management
Must have consultant and/or client background for minimum of 5 years
Minimum of 3 years Middle East experience preferred
Ability to manage multiple projects
Good communication skills
Politically aware
Team player, team leader.

Senior Tunnel Engineer – Atkins – Dubai

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REF:   ME-006065
Job Scope
 
Our Middle East offices include the UAE (Dubai & Abu Dhabi), Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia & Kuwait. As a provider of multi-disciplinary technical services to the built environment Atkins in the Middle East is committed to design excellence in the delivery of first class solutions which combine innovation, imagination and best practice.
 
We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Tunnel Engineer to join our expanding team in the Middle East, to work on a range of challenging projects in our Civil Structures practise based in Dubai.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be a Senior Engineer with a proven track record in the design of underground / civil engineering structures including tunnels and shafts.
Candidates should be practical and demonstrate good commercial skills that will help develop and expand our business in the region.
SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.
 
As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

Requirements

A good academic background with a civil engineering bachelors or masters degree
Chartered status in civil engineering
Significant post graduation experience undertaking the design of underground structures including both insitu and precast linings for shafts and tunnels.
Has worked within multi-disciplinary teams, and has been responsible for co-ordination with MEP, Architecture, Utilities.
Experience working in Rail, Highways and water conveyance projects.
Good written and verbal communication skills in English (clear, concise report writing will be expected)
Commercially aware with a flexible attitude to both the type of work undertaken and the level of responsibility given
Experience of team leading roles, and liaison with Clients, Contractors, design team and third parties
Although based in Dubai, you will be required to travel regionally and be eligible to work in both KSA and Qatar
Behaviours
A personality compatible with a high degree of collaborative and team work
Excellent technical judgement
Adaptable
Understand the importance of technical accuracy with a high attention to detail
A high motivation to succeed, and to progress and develop their chosen careers

MEP Supervisor – SERCO – Abu Dhabi/Fujairah/Al Ain

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Serco Middle East is looking to hire MEP Supervisor (Abu Dhabi) – Subject to Contract Award to join the Integrated Facilities Services (IFS) Division. The incumbent should possess good knowledge and experience in MEP maintenance and Facilities management work. The key purpose of the role is to oversee the planning and scheduling of all resources required to deliver the maintenance service.
 
Job Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
 
Reports to: Department Manager or Section Lead or Engineer within the contract
 
Accountable for: Technicians or Technical Assistants
 
Key accountabilities

Be responsible for the delivery of all planned and reactive tasks in accordance with the Service Level Specification requirements.
Prepare and provide daily and monthly management reports and shift handover reports in a timely manner.
Assist in the development and monitoring of policies, procedures and protocols for the maintenance and repair services (including Permit to Work System and Emergency Procedures).
Carry out risk assessments and develop Method Statements to ensure all tasks are carried out safely so as not to harm people, equipment or property in conjunction with the Management and Procurement.
Assist in providing scope of work and provide support for the selection of Specialist Service Partners.
Plan, coordinate and supervise in house staff, consultants and specialist service contractors providing inspection of works to ensure quality of service delivery. Report all shortfalls.
Assist in conducting building surveys and asset collation and input into the development of the annual and 5 Year Asset Maintenance Plans, Energy Management Plans and the Condition Survey.
Arrange and support any Insurance/3rd Party Inspections with external auditors.
Provide a quality analysis and comment technically upon maintenance. Feedback from both in-house and specialist service partners on the quality of service and any recommended corrective actions to be taken.
Ensure that work is to be performed as per HSE regulations, municipal by-laws, government legislation and Building codes.

Provide and prepare estimates and quotations for small project works as and when required.
Preparation of competency assessment and issuing of standing Instructions.
Conform to all necessary internal and/or external approvals before, during and after maintenance and repair work including Permit to Work and Lockout / Tag-out procedures.
Ensure all assets and plant rooms and building structure are in good repair and painted to promote the aesthetics of the assets and premises at all times.
Participate in the Health, Safety & Risk programs including toolbox talks, health safety and environmental training related to work activities especially safety and working at heights.
Ensure implement CAFMS (Computerized Analysis Facility Management System) to maintain entire database of all maintenance to provide comprehensive, clear and complete presentations on project progress and daily activities performance.
Ensure KPI’s are maintained.
Maintain good and harmonious relationships with clients and visitors and respond to any complaints promptly. Identify any necessary steps to prevent inconvenience to tenants. Any issues to be reported to the helpdesk and onward processing to the Serco management.
Ensure compliance with the company Integrated Management System relevant to the position. Work with power and hand tools safely so as not to cause harm to self or others.
Integrate and communicate effectively with technical staff and other trade staff (HVAC, Electrical, Mechanical, BMS, Controls, Civil and Cleaning) as required to complete all works.
Develop and deliver a training matrix of the full range of skills to support the development of Technicians (eg multi-skilling).
Ensure delivery of regular tool box talks to the technical team.
Whilst taking primary responsibility of specific systems on site, should be conversant with, and understand, the complete working of the building services systems including but not limited to mechanical engineering, electronic control systems and plumbing.
Ensure personnel issues and attendance records of their team are dealt with in an appropriate manner.
Provide technical support to other staff for the implementation of complex systems or new projects;
Conduct performance review for Technicians
Conduct disciplinary and grievance for Technicians and Assistants;
Carry out 24-hour on-call responsibility for incidents and emergency within the department;
Carry out other duties as directed by the line manager or member of the senior management team.

HSQE and Information Security Responsibilities

Understanding of personal responsibilities and contribution to achieving compliance with the Information Management Systems (IMS) requirements, (including but not limited to competence to perform safety critical roles, legal requirements, control measures arisen from environmental impacts and aspects, job safety analysis and information security risk assessment) and the potential consequences of departure from the arrangements in place to deliver the commitments stated in the policies statements above.
To exercise a personal duty of care for their own health, safety and welfare and for those affected by their acts or omissions; reference SMS GSOP-HSE1-6 Serco organizational HSE responsibilities
Ensure compliance with the Serco Management System and all relevant business processes, procedures and work instructions to deliver all work with appropriate quality and governance standards
Ensure security and integrity of all data provided including reporting performance, finance and customer information; reference Serco non-disclosure policy
Ensure compliance with all training requirements of Serco and ensure adherence to these requirements at all times whilst in employment
Use safety equipment (including PPE) as required and intended and observe that this is also enforced among subcontractors and third parties’ working in Serco’s controlled premises/systems.
Promote a good HSQE and Information Security culture among their peers, subcontractors and third parties.
Lead by example and innovate to conserve energy, water and resources, minimise the generation of waste and actively recycle waste through personal performance and raise recommendations on how to improve existing processes on this regard within/outside their departments through their Line Manager, Departmental Safety Meetings and any other appropriate available channels.
Protect information assets and data including both electronic and paper based from all threats whether internal, external, deliberate or accidental.
Promote a good HSQE and Information Security culture among their peers, subcontractors and third parties.
All work to be undertaken safely with procedures and processes followed to protect personnel.

Technical and Profession Skills

5 years’ minimum experience working in a building services engineering department within a facilities management organization.
2 years minimum supervisory experience with the ability to manage maintenance teams
Technically competent with a clear knowledge and experience of building services system, life safety and buildings controls systems

Knowledge

Strong communication skills and there will be a high level of accountability to manage, report and escalate any incident or event that may have an impact on services.
Client, stakeholders and employee engagement will be an additional focus for the role
Proficient and able to provide relevant supervisory and technical support
A high competency in English language skills, excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Able to foster good relations with colleagues and other departments and be a good team player
Flexibility, excellent attention to detail and ability to identify key issues
Able to work under stringent deadlines and a high pressure environment
Highly motivated and flexible to work in a time-sensitive environment to respond quickly and effectively to unanticipated high workloads, events and emergencies
Ability to think laterally and analyse and assess a range of information
Ability to multi-task and analyse situations promptly and without bias so as to determine the proper course of action or alternatives without jeopardising human safety, quality and the committed performance targets
Thorough understanding of all aspects of safety issues related to maintenance operations
Proficient in Microsoft packages including word, excel and PowerPoint. Adaptable to use company systems as required to the operations.
Ability to use AutoCAD, Visio, MS Project an advantage
Excellent problem solving skills
Ability to maintain employee, contractor and customer confidentiality
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers
Quick on action and response times, ability to be flexible and manage priorities
Preferably with valid UAE driving license.

Additional / special features of the role

Typical physical demands include: high mobility to inspect all facilities in a high heat stress environment.
High degree of manual dexterity to sufficiently perform computer functions on a keyboard, produce materials on a PC and operate basic office equipment.
Normal or corrected vision and hearing, extensive sitting, mobility sufficient to visit with departments or employees throughout the facility and lift up to 14 kgs.

Senior Engineer – SERCO – Abu Dhabi

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Req ID 55510 –
 
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi – Engineers – Full Time
Senior Engineer (Mechanical)
 
Reporting to: Estates Manager
 
Division / Function: IFS
 
Grade: 16
 
Serco Leadership Tier: Managing a team within a business or function

Key purpose
 
The Senior Engineer will oversee the planning and scheduling of all resources required to deliver the mechanical engineering services. This will include parts, labour and the input of the specialist service delivery partners to ensure that all works are completed in a timely manner with no disruption to the Clients services. Provide technical and engineering expertise in all functionality of the mechanical systems, leading and guiding teams in carrying out the operation and maintenance within the property.
 
Ensure all works are be carried out in accordance with the required PPM to meet KPI`s, statutory requirements and Company procedures ensuring compliance with HSE and QA/QC policies so as not to interfere with client activities and achieve full customer satisfaction.

Key accountabilities

Reporting to the Estates Manager and assisting with managing the Engineers, Team Leaders & Technicians to meet contract expectations of performance and achieve the maximum operational efficiency and cost effective operation of the site.
Monitor and control expenses related to the mechanical engineering department to ensure budget control in accordance with allocated contract expense and company procedures.
Ensure procurement activities relating to the mechanical engineering department and required specialist subcontractors are provided in accordance with Company Procedures and Procurement department procedures.
Ensure all personnel undertake department briefings and induction activities to ensure all safety aspects of all works are understood by all personnel working on site to ensure safety standards and procedures are implemented and followed in accordance with contract requirements and Company guidelines.
Where required, they will also act as the Approved / Authorised Person for conducting Risk Assessment and signing off Method Statements and Permits to Work.
Ensure that QA is undertaken with reporting interaction with other departments of the Company to ensure QA/QC compliance is met.
Be responsible and report on the planning and scheduling of men / materials for all aspects of mechanical engineering requirements to ensure competent maintenance and reactive repair activity.
Act as a liaison with contractors and clients managing any work interfaces and enhancements to project scope
Review and evaluate technical submittals and shop drawings prior to submission to clients according to required project standards.
Provide information and scope of works to assist the Operations Manager in preparation of Subcontract agreements.
Assist in the recruitment, assessment and trade testing of capable technicians for the department.
Manage the department to ensure that Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Indicators and customer satisfaction is met in line with contract requirements.
Identify and scope additional works, technical upgrades and innovative improvements, to enhance the operational efficiency, contract deliverables, safety and customer satisfaction to improve the Company`s revenue and reputation
Ensure that continual improvement safety and technical training is provided to all staff to enhance safety and quality of service delivery
Ensure all areas of your responsibility are clean, tidy and all assets and building structure are in good repair and painted to promote the professionalism of the staff
Participate in overtime, shift work and/or out of hours working as governed by the necessity to provide the emergency power service to the client.
Participate in the Health, Safety & Risk programs including risk assessment of planned and reactive maintenance work activities.
Provide effective verbal, written and electronic communication with the management, client, peers, subcontractors and project subcontractors as required.
Ensure good HSQE and Information security culture is promoted within the department and among peers.
Carry out all other duties as directed by line management to the benefit of the Serco FM services to the Client and be available on a 24 hour 7 days a week on-call basis to react to contract emergency requirements.

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications

Must hold a degree in mechanical engineering, or related discipline or recognized trade qualifications in building services mechanical engineering or equivalent experience in a previous post.

Knowledge

Proficient and able to provide relevant managerial and technical support.
Technically competent with a clear knowledge of building services and associated services.
Good English language skills
PC skills operating MS Office programs
Ability to use AutoCAD, Visio, MS Project an advantage

Skills

Able to foster good relations with colleagues and other departments and be a good team player.
Flexibility, excellent attention to detail and ability to identify key issues.
Able to work under stringent deadlines and high pressure environment.

Experience

Minimum 8 years’ experience in operating in an mechanical engineering department within a building services, facilities management organization for a high rise (preferable) commercial or residential buildings at management level.

General Manager – SERCO – Abu Dhabi

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Req ID 55398
 
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi – Executive/Leadership – Full Time
General Manager – Subject to contract award
 
Reporting to: Typically reporting to a Portfolio General Manager or a Managing Director
 
Division / Function: Serco Middle East / Integrated Facilities Services
 
Base location: UAE

Key purpose
 
Accountable for the overall operations of the facility, planning, co-coordinating, controlling all technical and management strategies.
 
Accountable to ensure the contract delivers to contract Service Level Agreements on behalf of the Client & Serco.
 
Accountable for Profit & Loss and people strategy.
 
This role ensures that contract deliverables are met in line with the contract service level agreements.
 
The role will be the senior Serco person on site and therefore responsible for all staff, and subcontractors, together with the financial and operational performance of the contract.

Structure and reporting relationship

Typically reporting to the Portfolio General Manager or Managing Director and has client and customer stakeholder relationships.

Key accountabilities

Develop, monitor and review annual maintenance programs for the Project.
Recommend and administer capital improvement works.
Develop, administer and review whole of life cycle replacement programs.
Represent client to navigate through various audits, inspections conducted by local bodies, insurance companies, bankers, investors etc.
Establish, policies and procedures for each service under management.
Develop, implement and review energy efficient replacement programs.
Review building service’s delivery systems and develop strategic maintenance or replacement strategies.
Negotiate procure and review whole of service delivery contracts.
Ongoing management of the Risk Management program.
Development of the QA program and take it through audit for subsequent award.
Timely address various ad hoc requests given by the client for variation work, VIP visits, etc.
Liaise with clients, staff and external consultants at all levels in matters relating to building service delivery.
In conjunction with the client develop business continuity plans for numerous scenarios.
Manage and direct the operations of the business in accordance with Serco’s strategic plan, with an emphasis on standardisation of policies and procedures.
Manage the day-to-day operations of all elements of the Contract to meet all regulatory, business, strategic and Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
Preparation and management of operating budgets.
Meet agreed budgets (commitments) and business planning outcomes.
Direct, assist, support and advise line managers, supervisors, coordinators, team leaders or leading hands, ensuring the implementation of changes necessary to meet evolving service delivery standards.
Set staffing levels in compliance with business specifications and monitor them, to enable the delivery of efficient and effective services.
Ensure that employees have the opportunity to participate in the development of the Serco Contract and the decision making process.
Provide advice to the Leadership team on the activities, developments and changes within the services covered under the contract and impact upon the provision of those services.
Assist the Leadership team with the development and implementation of management initiatives.
Assist the Leadership team in the management of information systems and technology maintenance and review, to keep pace with the changing needs of the business.
Monitor the progress of accreditation and quality management systems and coordinate the standardisation of policies and procedures.
Prepare monthly reports and attend monthly senior management meetings.
Manage the collection, distribution and storage of information and reports.
Review all training needs and report on a yearly basis.
Liaise with customer representatives on an appropriate and regular basis.
Seek new business opportunities and improve profitability of the business within your contract capabilities, and seek direction and approval from the Leadership team before committing to undertaking these services.
Assist the Leadership team in ensuring the integrity of the intent and operation of the management reporting system, with all issues raised and addressed at the appropriate level.
Ensure the timely and satisfactory management and resolution of complaints from customers and the grievances of employees, in accordance with Serco’s policies.
Regularly meet with line managers, supervisors, coordinators, team leaders or leading hands to keep them informed of decisions affecting their areas of operation and to ensure a uniform application of Serco’s policies and delivery of services.
Monitoring of procedures and policies in order to recommend improvements.
Monitor, review and, where appropriate, update property, plant and equipment to meet the changing needs of the business, within your authority limits.
Carry out formal performance appraisals with each subordinate bi-annually & annually, reviewing performance against agreed business goals.
Management of subcontractors and suppliers.
This position may be required to carry out other tasks from time to time as directed by a member of the Serco Middle East Leadership team.

HSQE Responsibilities and Information Security Responsibilities

Lead the development and implementation of the Serco Management System (SMS) and provide the leadership to ensure that contents of Health, Safety, Quality & Environment and Information Security Policy Statements are known and understood by the contract staff.
Provide input into the development of the Health, Safety, Quality & Environment and Information Security Policy Statements.
Ensure that a good HSQE and Information Security culture is promoted within their departments and among their peers.
Lead by example and ensure that ways to conserve energy, water and resources and minimize the generation of waste are identified and responded to within the area of responsibility.
Protect information assets and data including both electronic and paper based from all security threats whether internal, external and deliberate or accidental.
Promote a good HSQE and Information Security culture among their departments and peers.
Conduct regular reviews on the HSQE and Information Security Performance and seek ways to
continually improve the standards.
Carry out regular safety tours and inspections of all sites to ensure compliance to set standards.
Ensure compliance with the Serco Management System and all relevant business processes, procedures and work instructions to deliver all work with appropriate quality and governance standards
Ensure security and integrity of all data provided including reporting performance, finance and customer information; reference Serco non-disclosure policy
To exercise personal duty of care for their own health, safety and welfare and for those affected by their acts or omissions; reference SMS GSOP-HSE1-6 Serco organisational HSE responsibilities
Ensure compliance with all training requirements of Serco and ensure adherence to these requirements at all times whilst in employment
Report any accidents, incidents, breaches or potential breaches to appropriate management or the speak up process

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications

Technical and Professional Skills

10 years plus experience of managing within a Facilities Management (FM) environment.
5 years minimum experience in managing multi-disciplined People Managers including support functions (eg finance, procurement).
Have led a diverse, multi-cultured, multi-disciplined workforce to achieve the work output and quality of services.
Demonstrated analytical, organisational business and negation skills.
Demonstrated experience in Change Management.
Proven financial management expertise, especially the ability to control and meet budget objectives.

Knowledge

Knowledge of both international and local (UAE) statutory and legislated requirements in governing large properties.
Knowledge of international best practice in facilities management
A respected leader capable of developing close working relationships with the client to ensure the mutual success for all stakeholders and longevity of the contract;
Communication and interpersonal skills at both an individual and team level.
Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills and proven ability to effectively communicate (in both oral and in written form) with all levels of management, employees, customers, contractors and other stakeholders.
Demonstrated commitment to the processes of continuous improvement and quality customer service.
Proficient in Microsoft packages including word, excel and PowerPoint. Adaptable to use company systems as required to the operations.

Qualifications

Degree holder in Facilities Management or similar qualification.

Senior Environmental Engineer – Parsons – Dubai

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REF:  54336
Do you have a passion for sustainability? Ready to lead a team that tackles environmental challenges? Take your Engineering expertise to the next level working on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the community. Parsons is now hiring a fully qualified Senior Environmental Engineer with a desire to work on major projects that change the urban fabric of our community.
 
Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your advanced engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity lead teams and projects. We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and leadership skills.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Reporting directly to the Regional Director of Sustainability and Environment, the senior environmental engineer will perform the following activities:
 
Act as the environmental discipline lead, reviewing technical submittals and studies prepared by others to assure quality and content, coordinating the integration of environmental controls within Project design and construction, liaising with environmental authorities to facilitate environmental permits and managing the performance of environmental subconsultants.
Procurement of environmental subconsultants, including peparation of scopes of work, commercial evaluations, work orders, subconsultancy agreements, and related documentation.
Preparing proposal documentation including environmental scope summaries, budget and staffing estimates.
Helps determine budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule.
Conducting surveys, studies and site investigations.

Reviewing studies prepared by others.
Preparing technical studies, reports, plans, summaries and narratives.
Providing technical guidance to Project teams at all Project stages, including planning, design development, tendering and construction supervision.
Preparing submissions for environmental permits and licenses and coordinating with authorities to secure approvals.
Preparing progress reports, delivering presentations, preparing meeting minutes as required
Preparing and delivering training to Project teams.
Conducting environmental compliance audits and monitoring the implementation of corrective actions.
Preparing capability statements, project briefs and other marketing and communications material.
Providing technical consultation for interdisciplinary analytical studies and analyses.
Ensuring compliance of design with all applicable standards and regulations.
Developing standard design procedures and design briefs.
Assists with renewal of environmental licenses.

QUALIFICATIONS

Based in Abu Dhabi or Dubai.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English are critical the role
An advanced degree is required (Msc. or pHd.)
At least 15 years of work experience in the fields of environmental engineering and environmental project management with a civil engineering / infrastructure development company.
At least 8 years of directly related work experience in the GCC.
Advanced degree in environmental science, environmental engineering or related natural sciences discipline from a recognized university.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language.
Excellent technical writing skills in the English language.
Capable of producing high quality documents in terms of grammar, composition, formatting, layout, spelling and organization.
Detail-oriented and thorough, with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Capable of working independently to research, analyze and accurately solve techical problems.
Experience working within multi-disciplinary teams to provide technical environmental input.
Experience working with local environmental authorities and interfacing with client representatives.
Experience with managing environmental consultancy projects including environmental impact assessments, environmental engineering and feasibility studies, environmental monitoring and survey activities.
Driving license.

Commercial Manager – PARSONS – Abu Dhabi

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Ready to put your contract skills to work with departments and teams that change the urban fabric of our community? Do you have an eye for details? Put your contract management expertise to work on complex projects. Parsons is now hiring Commercial Manager for our rapidly expanding team located in Abu Dhabi.
 
· Responsible for all contractual matters related to Abu Dhabi assigned Projects and report directly to T&I Sector Manager for Abu Dhabi.
 
· Capable of carrying out dispute resolution, trouble shooting and problem solving, especially involving financial matters
 
· Review and prepare claim reports with findings and recommendations
 
· Provide advice and direction with regard to Contractor’s claim and letters.
 
· Negotiate and clarify contractual requirements in meetings with consultants and contractors.

· Review, Identify and comment on Variation Orders.
 
· Review, negotiate and settle disputes.
 
· Manage a team of both pre and post contract commercial staff;

Develop and improve current sector commercial setup in line with Regional Commercial Managers plan
Requires 4-year degree in Engineering or Equivalent Qualification from a recognized University/Institute.
Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) or equivalent memberships.
Minimum 15 years’ experience in Contract Administrative works in transportation and/or Infrastructure projects. Must be capable of performing the duties and responsibilities stated above.
Requires leadership and good communication skills.
Fluent in written and spoken English.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

Senior Online Manager – ALSHAYA – Dubai

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Job no: 2311691
Location: Dubai
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eCommerce

eCommerce is an exciting new support function within Alshaya as the business launches transactional websites for a number of the 75+ brands and 15+ countries within the Alshaya portfolio. The function is rapidly building Alshaya’s multi-channel capability to deliver customers’ choice and convenience when shopping in a number of rapidly growing online emerging markets. The function is split in to 4 key areas – Trading & Merchandising, Operations & Program Management, Design & Content and Digital Marketing.
 
The Role:
 
Responsible for online marketing spend, execution and optimization of online marketing budgets and online marketing campaigns, whether paid, or unpaid, through online or offline channels, is responsible for web advertising technologies and overall web advertising information architecture.
 
Experience and profile requirements:
 
8-10 years in eCommerce digital marketing, with focus on customer and lead acquisition, across retail verticals.
Has managed online acquisition teams for at least 5 years, with direct acquisition budget responsibilities.
Ideal candidate comes from an online hypergrowth business based in digitally matured western markets, focused on lead and customer acquisition with multi-million USD budget responsibilities and especial focus on PPC channel.
In-depth knowledge of digital advertising tools (e.g. DoubleClick) and advertising technology landscape such as digital media buying platforms, advertising optimization platform, ad servers technology ad networks, mobile advertising solutions, social advertising tools is required.
High level of proficiency on PPC (and other forms of SEA) including real-time biding techniques, keyword generation techniques, SEO, social marketing (e.g. YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, or other), re-targeting and display advertising and digital PR, good understanding of offline channels advertising such as print, TV or radio.
Professional profile: Numbers driven, has a strong commercial ethos and a “trader’s mentality”.
About Us:
M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for nearly 90 of the world’s most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 3,900 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.

Alshaya’s stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 53,000 people from over 120 nationalities.

The company has established itself as the industry leader across these territories through a combination of local market understanding and a comprehensive commitment to customer service. Growth in each of its operating divisions and brands is supported by continuous investment in talent and infrastructure. It applies best practices in retail operations, merchandising, marketing, information technology, logistics, real estate, human resources and financial controls.

M.H. Alshaya Co. is the retail business of the Alshaya Group, which was founded in Kuwait in 1890 and today represents one of the most dynamic companies in the Middle East. In addition to its retail operations, the Alshaya Group is active in a number of other sectors including real estate, automotive, hotels, trading and investments.

Structural Inspector wanted – AECOM – Dubai

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AECOM is seeking an experienced Structural Inspector for a major Roads and Bridges project located in Dubai. The role involves both inspection and the supervision of Roads and Bridges works of the project to ensure that the activities are being executed in accordance with the project specification.
 
Job Duties:

Be familiar with the project’s contract documents, detailed drawings, specifications, and health and safety measures together with any associated updates.
 
Ensure the contractor/s compliance with the standards and specifications of the contract documents.
 
Maintain records of the contractor human and equipment daily resources.
 
Undertake all site supervision and inspections when required or instructed by the Resident Engineer (RE) or the Structural Engineer (SE).
 
Liaise and daily follow up with the contractor. This is to ensure the contractor is managing its resources, health and safety, and equipment needs on the site.
 
Prepare daily report to the RE or SE. This includes works orders, materials delivery, and daily inspections program.

Follow up and implement any site instructions made by the RE and SE.

Apply and implement all quality controls and quality procedures of the site.

Prepare any site measurements and surveying checks needed by the RE or SE for Bridge work & other associated structures.

Co-ordinate and co-operate with client project manager during their site inspections in the presence of the RE or SE.

Monitor contractor QA/QC activities and maintain relevant records.

Assist the SE and RE in the preparation of any correspondences in compliance with the contract documents and site requirements.

Where site problems are found, work with the RE or SE to resolve them promptly.

Monitor the start-up, commissioning and handover of the site works. Including maintaining records of the project milestones.

Maintain records of materials tests performed and executed works.

Audit inspections for conformity to contract documents and contractor submitted plans.

Specific Skills Required :

Strong Construction supervision experience.

Well experienced in the civil and structures supervision specially Box Girder Bridges & Cut/ Cover Underpasses

High level of critical thinking skills.

High level of numerical skills.

Must have ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports etc

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 7 years of experience within similar projects, with minimum 3 years in UAE.

UAE experience is preferred

Relevant experience in comparable structural & roads projects

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering

RTA Approval is preferred

 

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201213BR

Material Engineer wanted – AECOM- UAE

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Material Engineer, Al Ain, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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Job Summary
 
The Engineer will assist in compiling design reports, specifications, drawings and other contract documents required.
 
Job Duties:
 
Develop design solutions including feasibility studies, drawings and reports.

Undertake detailed design information and calculations.
 
Check detailed design information and calculations undertaken by Graduate Engineers and others.
 
Mentor Graduate Engineer(s).
 
Assist in witness and accept testing and commissioning procedures for project plant equipment and systems.
 
Assist in the Project Manager in compliance with all Statutory and Regulatory Authorities and obligations and make submissions and obtain approvals as necessary.
 
Assist the Project Manager in obtain the necessary information both internally and externally from Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Design Consultants for the design to proceed.

Specific Skills Required:

Should have 7 yrs experience and a civil engineering degree or Geological Science Degree. Preferable with experience in Al Ain City Municipality and/or Musanada Projects, and has worked in Al Ain City
Minimum Requirements

Minimum 7 years of experience in similar role.
Preferred Qualifications

Civil Degree and/or Geological Science
What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201378BR

Sales Executive – P&O Marinas – Dubai

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DivisionMarine
LocationDubai, U.A.E.
DepartmentP&O Marinas – DEP
Closing Date22-Nov-2018
About the company
P&O Marinas is a DP World company established to develop world class locations for the mooring of yachts and the hospitality of their owners, captains, guests and the local residents. After the successful experience of Mina Rashid Marina (Dubai, UAE) where we offer berths for some of the world’s largest yachts, P&O Marinas extended its management and operations to four marinas in Dubai, located along the beautiful coast of Jumeirah.
Our ongoing focus is to expand beyond Dubai through the world creating lifestyle destinations for yachting enthusiasts, local residents and tourists, offering a wide range of amenities and services ranging from private and hotel accommodation, shopping centres, sailing and sports clubs to cruise terminals, for the benefit of communities and economies globally.

About the role
 
Based in Dubai at Mina Rashid office, the main purpose of this role is required to build the businesses at a higher level to identify the big deals of contracts and business planned for P&O Marinas specially for retails and multiple year contracts. The Sales Executive to be the point of contact for the high-level profile businesses in P&O Marinas. This role will look at certain level of account management in P&O Marinas and ensure negotiating closing the deals in line with P&O Marinas strategy. Responsible to administer all properties leases and look after all Marina clients for renewing, maintaining, and overlooking all the agreements of P&O Marinas Properties in order to support the strategic objectives
Key Responsibilities
To prepare visit plans / follow up schedule and keep up to date customer profile available as per allocated trade thereby maximizing account value and building customer loyalty, keep the Commercial Management informed of any change to the visit plan

To identify new sales prospects, review, evaluate and report on relevant market data and information Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity.
To prepare daily sales report, monthly commodity report, and quarterly performance report, review monthly Accounts Receivable measure performance against budget and resolve any disputes with traders
Provide customers with product and service information, prepare presentations and proposals as and when required and resolve client concerns by attending to their enquiries and quotations for better customer service within 24-48 hours
Handle any customer complaints and filter to Customer Care Follow up with Customer to ensure complaint is resolved and customers are satisfied.
To demonstrate working knowledge for each area of customer resources / products and Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity for new sales opportunities.
To establish and maintain current client and potential customer relationships by hosting social and informal meetings for customer satisfaction.
To conduct proper market intelligence with marketing prior to meeting the customers, keep informed regarding industry/market information, to continuously improve knowledge and performance. Masters and maintains vast knowledge of trader’s business, competition, and latest industry news and trends.
Cold call to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business
Inputs and maintains accurate lease records
Prepares income and expense statements and other property related reports
Markets both retail and commercial properties
Maintains and oversees legal document activity and legal documents and update the manager of all actions.
Performs administrative duties such as preparation of drafting agreements, cover sheets, and all documentation work related to the leases.
Serves as primary point of contact regarding commercial and retails lease administration, billing, escalations, general accounting, and special projects.
Ensures all renewal, expansion, and termination dates are reviewed and acted upon in a timely manner.
Thorough knowledge of lease terms, specifications and all community policies.
Keep accurate and current records of Marina rental customers and answer questions concerning rates, billing procedures for current customers, and prospective customers.
Knowledgeable of current market conditions.
Fully informed of current rental rates, sizes, locations and all amenities in the Marina.
Responsible for potential interests of Marina users, and the contract renewals of existing customers.
Courteous, efficient in handling of client requests and complaints.
Maintain a professional appearance and attitude all times
Qualification and Experience
In order to give credible support to the organisation and be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have the following experience, skills and qualifications:

Bachelor degree with 4 years of Sales and Marketing experience in a medium to large size organization, preferably in real estate industry.

High standard of communication and interpersonal skills, enabling communication at all levels within the business.

Should have relevant expertise in negotiation and problem solving and a clear understanding of departmental functions and should maintain Marinas standards while interacting with sales or customer service.

Maintain and build relations with external customers and effectively meet their demands .

Marketing Manager – P&O Marinas – Dubai

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DivisionMarine
LocationDubai, U.A.E.
DepartmentP&O Marinas – DEP
Closing Date22-Nov-2018
About the company
P&O Marinas is a DP World company established to develop world class locations for the mooring of yachts and the hospitality of their owners, captains, guests and the local residents. After the successful experience of Mina Rashid Marina (Dubai, UAE) where we offer berths for some of the world’s largest yachts, P&O Marinas extended its management and operations to four marinas in Dubai, located along the beautiful coast of Jumeirah.
Our ongoing focus is to expand beyond Dubai through the world creating lifestyle destinations for yachting enthusiasts, local residents and tourists, offering a wide range of amenities and services ranging from private and hotel accommodation, shopping centres, sailing and sports clubs to cruise terminals, for the benefit of communities and economies globally.

About the role
Based in Dubai at Mina Rashid office, the Marketing & Customer Service Manager is responsible to plan, manage the events, communication, branding & CSR events for P&O Marinas, seeking to increase brand awareness towards our clients, community & stakeholders to meet business objectives and goals through delivery of innovative, efficient & cost-effective solutions. And to lead and manage the customer care team to achieve department objectives in all aspects of customer care management.

Key Responsibilities
Lead agencies and internal team members to plan & execute all Events &Communication & PR activities (marketing materials, advertising, client communications, direct mail, marketing campaigns, content for trade publications, events, exhibitions, conferences, etc.)
Develop and implement an Events, Communication and Brand strategy, that clearly demonstrates the values and objectives of the company and support the Company strategy.
Create and develop innovative marketing campaigns, tools and activities.
Responsible to undertake the development and production of all marketing collateral in both print & electronic forms.
Develop and manage tactical marketing and PR campaigns to support the exhibitions strategies and achieve specific business objectives.
Develop and manage creative and effective ways to enhance engagement with customers& stakeholders as well as the wider public with an effective digital & social media plan
Responsible for Direct Marketing campaigns.
Develop the annual marketing plan in conjunction with management and manage execution of the plan with the resources available in the team and within allocated budgets.
To assist with the company branding activities – including signage and assisting all Departments with events & activities.
To monitor effectiveness of P&O Marinas marketing plan and regularly benchmark with industry and global brand positioning & awareness
To develop & lead the company CSR efforts by coordinating with social and humanitarian associations, government and non-government organizations.
To lead vendor negotiations ensuring cost and quality play a key component in our partnerships.
Manage stakeholders by maintaining good relationships and address issues and expectations and recommend possible solutions
To effectively lead the team and nurture a culture of responsibility offering learning & development opportunities
Manage the customer care Department daily operations and ensure main responsibilities accomplished within agreed KPI and within agreed time frames.
To overlook customer’s grievances and to ensure that similar mistakes do not occur in the future by setting up procedure for better customer satisfaction.
Develop strategies for Complaint management and handling of repetitive Complaints in order to maintain high customer satisfaction.
Ensure customer service department follows company’s policies and requirements by monitoring corporate standards.
To Liaison with Government Relation team to resolve complex issues addressed.
Manage and ensure the implementation of the annual Customer Satisfaction Survey
To ensure all department policies and procedures are updated and are in compliance with the company standards.
To assist in planning, implementing and controlling budget by ensuring all decisions are taken within the allocated budget.
To handle various projects and missions assigned by Managements.
To review and enhance Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to incorporate all commercial processes and systems as part of overall commercial strategy to attract and retain customers.
Define and prioritize new processes that adds value to CRM by providing faster and efficient customer services.
Ensure detailed customer profiles are established and up to date business plans for each customer is maintained through appropriate database management.
Clearly define the role of customer help desk by identifying and emphasizing on key functionalities that provides value added services and meets the requirements of customers and clients as well as day to day management of helpdesk activities.
Responsible for the preparation of the annual property budgets for Marketing, Sales, and Customer Service.
Monitors market conditions regularly and communicates to appropriate staff and board any market changes that need to be addressed. Monitors market rents as they pertain to setting organization’s property rents.
Qualification and Experience
In order to give credible support to the organisation and be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have the following experience, skills and qualifications:

10-15 years of Marketing/Communications experience preferably with industry experience. Experience at a media/events agency would be desirable. Exposure to logistics, shipping, maritime industries would be a plus.
Effective organisational skills with a strong ability to Multi – task is a must.
Analytical & logical thinker capable of managing budgets & resources effectively.
Proven ability to manage a multi-cultural team and able to work under pressure often putting in the desired number of hours for effective event management
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English & Arabic (would be preferable)
Presentation & speech writing skills.

Assistant Resident Engineer – PARSONS – Abu Dhabi

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Assistant Resident Engineer (Civil / Irrigation) – Abu Dhabi
 
Through Parsons engineering and construction management services, we deliver innovative, safe and sustainable infrastructure in Qatar, Oman, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Bahrain and Kuwait. Our focus is on delivering air, rail, road and highway transportation; water conveyance and/or wastewater treatment; and land development and public infrastructure to our clients and your communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world class infrastructure.

Opportunity
 
Parsons is the Project Consultant for the construction supervision of Operation & Maintenance project in Abu Dhabi city, UAE. The Work scope comprises irrigation & landscaping.
 
The Assistant Resident Engineer (Civil / Irrigation) will assist the Resident Engineer in administering the operational functions of the day-to-day activities on the project with respect to utilities works. Will coordinate with various government departments, contractors, consultants and public to facilitate progress and avoid delays. He will also maintain logs of project progress, handing-over and final accounts. The Engineer at this level is a fully qualified professional, proficient in the utilization of most construction / engineering theories and practices. To arrange progress meetings for various utilities with the service authorities representative, minute them and distribute the records as required.

Job Responsibilities
Report to the Resident Engineer and assist in supervising the construction of Irrigation / landscaping works and associated items.
Act in place of the Resident Engineer when on leave or absent.
Chairs the meetings with the agencies and any other meetings delegated by the Resident Engineer.
Coordinate his direct activities with the other engineers and members of the construction supervision team.
Assist the Resident Engineer in reviewing of shop drawings, design proposals, method statements and other activities including correspondence related to the utility section and prepare replies for the review of the Resident Engineer.
Coordinate with Parsons’ design engineers for resolution of related issues.
Maintain the daily diary and the daily reports by the inspectors.
Coordinate with the contractor engineers on scheduling and application of resources.
Direct, assist and monitor the performance of the inspectors and surveyors as applicable.
Convene and chair special meetings with the service authorties, the contractor, subcontractors and other parties related to his work.
Ensure accuracy and completeness of records.
Ensure safety goals are achieved on the project and oversee implementation of safety procedures on the project.
Prepare / Assist in the preparation of Weekly and Monthly progress reports.
Act positively, and participate in all health and safety issues at site, as required by the Resident Engineer and the project safety representatives.
Provide all necessary on-site direction and assist the Resident Engineer to issue site instructions with respect to utilities works and associated items.
Check and measure the performed work in his line of work, record and assist the Resident Engineer to display progress vs. programmed work.
Ensure correctness and completeness of ‘as-built’ drawings within his line of work.
Qualification/Experience/Competencies:
Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering and 8+ years postgraduate experience in design, site supervision and construction management of civil/irrigation/landscaping projects. Past experience with ADM (Abu Dhabi) is desired.
Demonstrable experience in all aspects of infrastructure, irrigation & landscaping projects preferably in the Gulf region.
Emphasis on Quality Assurance Specifications and Statistical Quality Control.
Should be able to review and justify the material submissions analyse laboratory and technical reports, carry out acceptance sampling plans, testing and quality measures, ensuring the compliance with the project’s Specifications.
Must have a sound knowledge about contractual relationships.
Must be fully computer literate and able to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports, etc. and any project specific engineering and construction relevant software.
Must be fluent in English both written and spoken with an excellent capability in written technical skills as well as oral and written communication skills.
Keep necessary records and as-built records and take charge of the handing over of the utility works to the respective service authorities and assist the contractor to obtain necessary final clearance.
Must be available in UAE with valid UAE driving license.

Online Manager wanted – Alshaya HQ – Dubai

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Job no: 2279842
Location: Dubai
Dubai Head Office
 
eCommerce
 
eCommerce is an exciting new support function within Alshaya as the business launches transactional websites for a number of the 75+ brands and 15+ countries within the Alshaya portfolio. The function is rapidly building Alshaya’s multi-channel capability to deliver customers’ choice and convenience when shopping in a number of rapidly growing online emerging markets. The function is split in to 4 key areas – Trading & Merchandising, Operations & Program Management, Design & Content and Digital Marketing.

Role description: Web analytics (Google Analytics Universal or 360) subject matter expert for the Central eCommerce division. Responsible for business requirement gathering, solution documentation and validation of implementation. Will deliver reports, data analysis and actionable insights to web store trading, UX and trade marketing teams. Delivers analysis and recommendations that supports continuous improvement to onsite merchandising, customer experience and journey as well as optimizing customer acquisition, conversion and retention.

Responsibilities:

Accountable for implementing a consistent approach to web analytics (Dashboards / Reports / Alerts) BI reporting that is scale-able and easy to replicate for additional online brands/markets

Web analytics lead for the delivery of custom reports to communicate key metrics, insight, conclusions and recommendations to the business

Responsible for delivering engaging reports and persuasive presentations of conclusions that drive decisions to support customer journey and experience improvements to optimise conversion

Responsible for working closely with IT development to ensure data accuracy and quality in all web analytic tool implementations

Accountable for creating, co-ordinating and managing the implementation of web analytics workshops (training, requirement review and support) with online business teams to ensure web analytics and insights are utilised effectively to support decision making

Responsible for reviewing and auditing current implementations to ensure all interactions are tracked and measured accurately

Responsible for supporting digital marketing teams through development of segmentation analysis and develop multi-channel attribution models

Champion a test and measuring culture, utilising all available data to help identify candidate areas of Alshaya’s ecommerce web sites where customer experience could be improved

Responsible for working collaboratively with cross functional teams to define business requirements for new web sites and analytical tool implementations

Responsible for ensuring a quality driven UAT approach and providing support for pre-release testing and quality assurance feedback for analytic code implementations

Responsible for cascading knowledge of web analytic tool product development and web analytics trends / best practices to the business

Responsible for defining relevant KPIs to reflect customer’s behaviour and value in order to track them on regular basis (Customer Profitability, Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) and Channel Attribution)

Experience and profile requirements:

3+ years in Web Analytics and a subject matter expert in Google Analytics (Universal or 360), Google Tag Manager, Conversion rate optimization and AB Testing.

Ideal candidate comes from B2C omnichannel or pure play large eCommerce business in a mature ecommerce market.

Professional profile: Analytical and numbers driven, strong problem solver and easily conveys insights for change from data.

Assistant Store Manager – Charlotte Tilbury – Abu Dhabi

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Work type: Permanent – Full Time
Location: Abu Dhabi
Categories: Various
The Role:

You will work with the Store Manager to achieve objectives, ensuring the highest levels of customer service are provided by staff and that they have the skills and support required to maximise sales. You will work with a variety of different departments to maintain the effective operation of the store and will provide feedback to the store, brand and area managers around staff and products. You may also be required to deputise for the Store Manager during periods of leave.

You must have previous management or supervisory experience in retail and a passion for customer service.

Qualifications & Requirements:

You will have:

• At least 3 years’ retail experience (ideally at a supervisory level)

• Excellent English language skills, both written and verbal (Arabic language skills are also an advantage)

• PC literacy.

Civil Engineer – AECOM – Dubai

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The civil/structural Engineer will hold overall discipline responsibility to ensure contractors are compliant with the contract requirements and UAE regulations including but not limited to the review of contractor documentation, coordination with others and supervision of works.
 
Job Duties:
 
Be fully conversant with all related contract documents, detailed drawings, specifications, UAE Authority regulations.

Lead the review and approval process for contractor submissions such as shop drawings, calculations, materials, method statements and RFI’s.
 
Lead the site supervision team of civil/structural inspectors as directed the Resident Engineer (RE) or the Assistant Resident Engineer (ARE).
 
Lead all inspection and testing during construction and tests on completion during the testing and commissioning phase of the Project.
 
Ensure inter-discipline coordination as required.
 
Liaise with designers and other parties when required in order to clarify/ resolve queries and RFI’s.

Hold technical meetings with the contractor, designer as needed.

Monitoring and implement conformance to quality, performance, and/or code requirements.

Monitor Health and Safety of the design and construction works, report violations and help develop solutions.

Specific Skills Required:

Thorough knowledge in Mechanical design, UAE Regulations and Building Codes, installation methods, testing and commissioning.

Previous experience in civil/structural engineering for buildings, hard and soft landscape of public areas, public spaces and master planned communities, including roads and infrastructure.

Experience in Authority requirements, including Municipality, DoT / RTA, Civil Defense, etc.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Competent at writing reports – can present views clearly and concisely in good written English.

Person Specification:

Good team player with high energy levels.

Ability to work within limited guidance, self-driven.

Ability to work under pressure and with professional judgement and a solutions type of approach

Safeguard – Operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritizing safety and security in all that you do. Safety-conscious with a strong work ethic.

Decisive – Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability. Impactful – Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results, exert a positive influence on the project and tasks performed.

Client-focused, collaborative, innovative and strategic in all that you do.

Role model, who leads by example, demand excellence, and maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Minimum Requirements

Experience in civil/structural related type projects required. Candidates must have experience in Construction Supervision with a Consultancy with a minimum of 12 years of overall experience (minimum 5 years in the UAE)

Experience in UAE and the Gulf essential.

Preferred Qualifications

Degree in civil / structural engineering.

Sector Coordinator – AECOM – Dubai

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United Arab Emirates – Dubai, Dubai
 
Job Summary
 
The Assistant Resident Engineer / Sector Coordinator will lead AECOM’s construction supervision discipline engineers independently or under the direction of the Resident Engineer, advising on all engineering matters.
 
Job Duties:
 
Leads the delivery (time, cost, quality, safety) of assigned packages.

Supervise and manage the contractors to ensure the works are constructed as per specification and to the programme.
 
Manage and direct the supervision team to undertake day to day inspections of the works.
 
Maintain a very high level of Safety awareness and ensure the contractor complies with their obligations.
 
Together with the Contracts Manager administer the FIDIC based contract.
 
Remove bottlenecks and help provide solutions to delivery on behalf of the contractor.
 
Resolves site issues on site.
 
Presents progress and package issues to client team.

Assists in negotiating changes to the scope of work with the Client and key subcontractors.

Responsible for following up on instructions & commitments associated with the project

Establishes Project Execution Plan, Health & Safety Plan, Quality Control Plan and other plans and documents

Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project and monitors site staff performance

Plans, directs, supervises and controls the execution of all technical, fiscal and administrative functions of the project and the site team

Assigns responsibility to key subordinates in their respective fields of expertise

Provides input to performance reviews and develop plans for subordinates

Work with other managers, project engineers and discipline Heads to develop budgets, schedules and plans for the various elements of the project

Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activities within the program, including significant milestones and any conditions, which would affect project cost, schedule, performance or Client relation

Establishes internal weekly meetings to review project status and formulate action items

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

Represent the company in Client meetings.

Specific Skills Required:

Good letter writing and report writing skills

Good working knowledge of FIDIC contracts

Able to independently asses the performance of a multi-discipline team of Engineers

Person Specification:

Demonstrates leadership qualities

Commercially aware

Able to lead and motivate a team of Engineers

Client focus, ability to engage in discussions with high profile clients

Safety conscious and engaged

Good command of language and able to perform with limited supervision

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 10 years of related Construction Supervision / Management experience on Buildings and Construction or Infrastructure projects with a broad general engineering background. Minimum 5 Years in the GCC preferably in the UAE.

Must have worked on projects in the capacity of a Senior Engineer and / or Assistant Resident Engineer as a minimum.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in relevant Engineering field (i.e. Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural etc.) and PMP, plus membership of a recognized professional institution preferred

Schedule Manager – PARSONS – Dubai

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Project Controls / Schedule Manager
Dubai, UAE
 
Parsons’ engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure.

Position Overview:
 
The Project Control / Schedule Manager is responsible for managing the program-wide project control/ scheduling activities and maintaining the Program Master Schedule. He develops the capability and supervises the performance for all program planning / scheduling development, analysis, reporting and progress evaluation.
 
The position interfaces with the Client, Project Director, Senior Contract Manager, Construction Director, Resident Engineers, and functionally manages the Project Control Engineers and has an oversight of all scheduling activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance to project for the resolution of difficult and complex project control problems.
Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports.
Manages a team of Project Control Engineers/Specialists who are qualified to analyze, evaluate, and forecast project costs, as well as performance against an established schedule with critical milestones.
Assesses the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages.
Oversees the development and maintenance of an established system to show the hierarchy of plans and schedules; keeps project and company management fully informed.
Coordinates staffing requirements, assigns and supervises project work activities, and trains personnel.
Completes performance reviews and provides personnel development for the assigned employees.
Recommends and oversees the customization of project control systems to meet specific project requirements.
Assists in invoice verification for payment based on cost-loaded schedules, as required.
Assists in developing specific project codes of accounts and work breakdown structures, and recommends appropriate modifications and revisions for new work items assigned.
Supports/performs integration of scope, cost and schedule within the WBS and ensure mapping is accurate on an on-going basis.
Creates statistical reports for management on a recurring or one-of-a-kind basis.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from a recognized university.
12 years of work experience in project control and scheduling of engineering and construction activities for large, prestigious buildings projects.
Licensed for QS or cot control: MRICS or CCP.
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Thorough knowledge of Primavera P6.

Senior Hydraulic Engineer – PARSONS – Abu Dhabi

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REF: 54154
Ready to be part of a team that tackles infrastructure challenges? Want to take your Engineering skills to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the community? Parsons is now hiring an experienced Senior Hydraulic Engineer.
 
As Senior Engineer, typical duties include preparation of concept, preliminary and detailed designs together with tender and contract documents which also includes preparation of engineering calculations, plans, design, and layout, project specifications, cost estimates. Specifically, the role will include development of steady state and transient hydraulic models and performing analysis and interpretation of results. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

Perform design/analyses calculations related to wet utilities such as irrigation, potable water, sewer, stormwater, subsurface drainage networks using governing engineering formulas, skills, and experience.
Prepare general arrangements, layouts, plans & profiles.
Research and prepare design options and studies.
Review contractors detailed designs, shop drawing drawings and submittals.
Prepares engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, surveys, and designs
Prepares and issues specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.
Degree in Civil Engineering or related subject from major university.
Minimum 10 years postgraduate experience of infrastructure engineering design particularly water and wastewater networks with progressively increasing responsibility.

At least 2 years as a design engineer with some responsibility for supervision of design resources.
Previous experience of developing water network models using SewerCAD, WaterCAD, EPANET and similar hydraulic design software.
Competency in surge analysis and use of WANDA software is an essential requirement for this position.
Ability to work in a BIM environment.
Previous experience in ArcGIS (ESRI) is preferable.
Ability to implement Quality Management System on projects effectively.
Good spoken and written English is essential.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

Digital Asset Consultant – ATKINS – Dubai

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Construction, Management Consultancy
What we are trying to do
 
Deliver diverse Digital Asset Management projects, covering anything from implementing innovative uses of new technology, formulating national guidance, providing strategic direction for asset management policy and using data and analysis tools to develop works programme
Transform and grow the Middle East region approach to asset management across the transportation, buildings, energy, defence and power sectors
Guide clients through solving some of their most complex challenges by providing a unique combination of management consulting, technology, and engineering expertise
Aging assets, funding shortfalls, evolving government priorities and emerging disruptive technologies; infrastructure owners and operators are facing a multitude of challenges.
Clients are increasingly leveraging multi-disciplinary experts utilizing a solutions-driven approach and a solid foundation in engineering practices to meet their organization’s challenges
What we are looking for

Digital Asset Management Consultants to support our clients in the Middle East Region for the Digital Asset Management Market.
The role will work with the MEA dAM business unit of Atkins, as well as the Global dAM team at Atkins to support a pipeline of services and technology-based opportunities.
This role will deliver offerings across dAM domains, including: Asset Investment Planning, Asset Performance Management, and Enterprise Asset Management – and will also work with related domains and technologies, such as: BIM, GIS, IoT, decision support and analytics. The role will be broad in terms of markets and offerings, but a focus will be put on Transport (Aviation, Highways), Energy, Buildings, Water and Defence from a market perspective, and Asset Investment Planning, decision support and analytics from a domain perspective.
As part of our growth strategy, we are investing in our digital Asset Management (dAM) capabilities as well as partnerships that allow us to bring new offerings and delivery models to our clients.
This encompasses software applications, system integration services and managed services.
Key Deliverables and Responsibilities

Working with the central DAM team and account directors to formulate key account delivery plans, identifying opportunities for new service delivery.
Part a leading presence in the Asset Management ecosystem, establishing strong relationships with clients.
Ability to understand, describe and deliver solutions and features can address the business issues customers are facing.
Work directly with clients to improve their business processes and lead business transformation efforts
Help manage projects and multi-disciplinary project teams
Independently perform qualitative and quantitative analyses, document findings and present project outcomes
Support the team on regional delivery plans / partnering activities to fill in gaps and broaden DAM portfolio.

Electromechanical Engineer wanted – AECOM – UAE

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Electromechanical Engineer (ARE), Al Ain, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi, Al Ain
 
Job Summary
 
AECOM is currently seeking to hire Assistant Resident Engineer (Electromechanical Engineer) to be based at Al Ain. He will be supervising the electromechanical engineering works at site.

Job Duties:
 
Ensure that the Contractor at site is executing the electromechanical works as per the agreement requirements and the specifications of the client.
 
Manage and supervise the progress of electromechanical works at site, and ensure the electromechanical works are being executed on time and budget.
 
Ensure that client’s expectations are satisfied within the limits of the contract agreement requirements.
 
Verify that all the electromechanical works carried out by the contractor are as per the specifications and the contract agreement of the client.
 
Supervising and reporting to RE on his/her duties and assignments.
 
Reporting to the Resident Engineer at site about the progress (time, cost and quality) of the electromechanical works.
 
Ensure that the electromechanical works are being carried out in harmony with other disciplines, mainly the electromechanical works.

Specific Skills Required:

Communication skills

Presentation skills

Management skills

Person Specification (Behavioural Attributes):

Friendly attitude

Leadership attributes

Minimum Requirements

10 yrs experience

Experience in Al Ain is an advantage.

Experience with the client (AACM and/or Musanada) is an advantage

Preferred Qualifications

BSc Civil Engineering.

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201006BR

Land Surveyor wanted – AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary
 
AECOM is seeking an experienced Land Surveyor major project located in Dubai.
 
Job Duties
 
Perform survey work under the direction and guidance of the Senior Highway Surveyor.
 
Establish primary horizontal and vertical control points including reference ties for re-establishing the points in the field

Record all measurements, rod readings and calculations neatly and accurately in field books as the work progresses.
 
Coordinate with the Contractor’s surveyor on work priorities and schedules.
 
Check all work by completing traverse closures and bench circuits.
 
Report discrepancies or technical problems to the Assistant Resident Engineer.
 
Perform joint measurements of the completed work or payment
 
Maintain equipment in proper condition and perform frequent calibration checks.

Specific Skills Required

Strong Construction supervision experiences on expressways projects.

Well experienced in the construction of interchanges / intersections.

Ability to utilize modern computer software and survey equipment

Specific Skills Required

Strong Construction supervision experiences on expressways projects.

Well experienced in the construction of interchanges / intersections.

Ability to utilize modern computer software and survey equipment

Strong English communication skills.

Minimum Requirements

Work experience of not less than 10 years in construction and/or supervision

Must also have knowledge of existing networks in the Emirate of Dubai

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant university or college qualification (Min 3 Years of Diploma in Civil or Survey)

RTA/ DM Approval is preferred

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering – Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201211BR

Structural Inspector wanted – AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary
 
AECOM is seeking an experienced Structural Inspector for a major Roads and Bridges project located in Dubai. The role involves both inspection and the supervision of Roads and Bridges works of the project to ensure that the activities are being executed in accordance with the project specification.
 
Job Duties:
 
Be familiar with the project’s contract documents, detailed drawings, specifications, and health and safety measures together with any associated updates.

Ensure the contractor/s compliance with the standards and specifications of the contract documents.
 
Maintain records of the contractor human and equipment daily resources.
 
Undertake all site supervision and inspections when required or instructed by the Resident Engineer (RE) or the Structural Engineer (SE).
 
Liaise and daily follow up with the contractor. This is to ensure the contractor is managing its resources, health and safety, and equipment needs on the site.
 
Prepare daily report to the RE or SE. This includes works orders, materials delivery, and daily inspections program.
 
Follow up and implement any site instructions made by the RE and SE.
 
Apply and implement all quality controls and quality procedures of the site.
 
Prepare any site measurements and surveying checks needed by the RE or SE for Bridge work & other associated structures.

Co-ordinate and co-operate with client project manager during their site inspections in the presence of the RE or SE.

Monitor contractor QA/QC activities and maintain relevant records.

Assist the SE and RE in the preparation of any correspondences in compliance with the contract documents and site requirements.

Where site problems are found, work with the RE or SE to resolve them promptly.

Monitor the start-up, commissioning and handover of the site works. Including maintaining records of the project milestones.

Maintain records of materials tests performed and executed works.

Audit inspections for conformity to contract documents and contractor submitted plans.

Specific Skills Required :

Strong Construction supervision experience.

Well experienced in the civil and structures supervision specially Box Girder Bridges & Cut/ Cover Underpasses

High level of critical thinking skills.

High level of numerical skills.

Must have ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports etc

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 7 years of experience within similar projects, with minimum 3 years in UAE.

UAE experience is preferred

Relevant experience in comparable structural & roads projects

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering

RTA Approval is preferred

Resident Engineer wanted – AECOM – Dubai

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Resident Engineer – Highways and Interchanges, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Dubai, Dubai
 
Job Summary
 
AECOM is seeking an experienced Resident Engineer for a project located in the UAE. The Resident Engineer will be responsible for the activities and efficiency of his staff for the satisfactory prosecution of the work under his supervision. He has the responsibility to build and maintain an organization that can effectively provide the necessary staking, testing and inspection to ensure the project is constructed according to the plans and specifications. He/she will familiarize rapidly with the plans, specifications and amendments to effectively administer the work.

Job Duties :
 
Monitor the client’s programme or progress report
 
Ensure the Client’s compliance with the Contract Documents.
 
Inspect all workmanship and material.
 
Coordinate the supply of vertical and horizontal controls for the Client’s.
 
Make layout checks on line and grades.
 
Coordination with other Clients.
 
Maintain all file records on designated forms. These records include all reports on work force, equipment, progress, safety, etc.

Review and approve the Client’s shop drawings.

Locate, execute and interpret all soils and materials testing according to the provisions in the Contract Documents and Specifications.

Responsible for the Contract and will not relieve the Clients of his responsibilities without authorization.

Responsible for the final materials submittals and approval.

Check and certify progress payments to the Clients.

Check personnel, equipment and material costs for all Variation Orders and Change Orders required under the terms of the Contract.

Review requests for additional compensation and time extension.

Prepare Variation Orders for all ‘Additional’ and ‘New’ works.

Preparation of the Monthly Report.

Site Safety monitoring wherein the monitoring activities, meeting, reviews, safety violations, rectification measures, and accident reports are included in the Monthly Progress Report.

When necessary, determine proper costs of additions or credits due to the Client and recommend appropriate action.

Inspect safety conditions and inform the Clients of construction safety violations and follow up action to be taken.

Specific Skills Required :

Strong Construction supervision experiences on roads and infrastructure projects.

Well experienced in the construction field.

Ability to utilize modern computer software and survey equipment. High level of critical thinking skills.

Good understanding of FIDIC Red Book (1987)

Good understanding of RTA contract conditions

Sound knowledge of Roads & Bridge construction work

Expertise in Planning, Claim Resolution, Landscape and Irrigation

Conversant in MS Office Applications

Fully aware of procedures & requirements related to RTA eNOC’s system as well as local authority approvals.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of 15years experience

Experience on similar large scale projects related to Highways & Interchanges within the Middle East and preferably in UAE/ Dubai.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201214BR

Store Person wanted – SERCO – Dubai

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Req ID 55063 – Posted 05/11/2018 – United Arab Emirates – Dubai
 
We are looking to hire a Store Person to be based in Dubai, UAE. The purpose of this position is to assist the Warehouse Team Leader to provide effective inventory, distribution and other warehouse management services in accordance with client requirements.
 
Reporting to: Warehouse Team Leader
 
Grade: 10

Key accountabilities
 
Receive, identify and locate stock within the stores area
Record any stock movements on the inventory management system to ensure accuracy of stock levels at all times
Collect goods from local suppliers when required and emergency reasons indicated;
Perform stock audits and co-ordinate stock checks
General housekeeping of the stores area
Participate in keeping all work areas clean, safe and tidy for smoothing all logistics and inventory processes in a controlled, safe, efficient and appropriate manner
Operate forklift (3 tonne to 10 tonne), various types of trucks and other lifting and MHE equipment
Load and unload goods at the warehouse for material receipts and issues
Handle chemicals and inflammable materials (Dangerous Goods)
Packing & unpacking of materials as and when required
Perform and carry out duties as instructed/ directed by the Warehouse Team leader

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications

Knowledge

Minimum 2 years of warehousing experience in UAE
Possess valid UAE light forklift and heavy-duty forklift license grades 7 and 8
Holder of a valid driving UAE license grade 3 (for both manual and automatic gear) with good driving skills and experience

Skills

Ability to prepare material issuing procedures, transaction records, method statements, risk assessments and drawings as required.
Possess good communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and work productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
Good organisational skills, detail oriented, and the ability to handle multiple priorities.

Experience

Experience in inventory administration, logistics, issuing of material, housekeeping.
At least 2 years recent experience operating manual handling equipment such as light and heavy forklift.
Experience operating in an autonomous capacity.
Customer Service experience.
Good communication and interpersonal skills at an individual and team level.

Sous Chef wanted – SERCO – Dubai

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Req ID 55136 – Posted 05/11/2018 – United Arab Emirates – Dubai
Sous Chef – Success Profile
Reporting to: Catering Manager
Division / Function: IFS
Key purpose
Sous Chef is to assist catering management in achieving safe food production in line with the approved cyclic menu and to sufficient portions to cater for the expected number of clients

Reason for role
Ensure that food production is completed in line with daily menu cycles and in sufficient quantities to meet the projected client attendance numbers.
Structure and reporting relationship
Reports to the Catering Manager
Based on the specific requirement of the role
 
Key Job Responsibilities
 
Allocate working tasks between the shifts
Ensure that food production is completed in line with daily menu cycles and in sufficient quantities to meet the projected client attendance numbers
Ensure that you operate in accordance with all company quality system procedures
Responsible for the quality of daily food production
Follow standard recipes at all times and control the use of food rations and ingredients in line with the appropriate recipes

Ensure that correct portion control is adhered to at all times
Minimise food wastage by correct use of HACCP controlled recovery procedures
Ensure that international standards of food hygiene and HACCP are followed at all times
Meet contract key performance indicators including maintaining client satisfaction levels are 95% or above for catering services
Ensure the security of all company and client owned assets, report any damages and losses to the head chef
Monitor pest control and report any case of detection to head chef
Deputise for the executive chef in his absence on an as required basis

Technical, Financial and People Accountabilities

In-depth knowledge of catering methodologies
Ensure recipes are followed and make cost efficiencies where possible without compromising quality
Support the commis chefs and stewards with an aim to meet or exceed the committed performance target of catering and general cleanliness

HSQE Responsibilities and Information Security Responsibilities

Understanding of personal responsibilities and contribution to achieving compliance with the Information Management Systems (IMS) requirements, (including but not limited to competence to perform safety critical roles, legal requirements, control measures arisen from environmental impacts and aspects, job safety analysis and information security risk assessment) and the potential consequences of departure from the arrangements in place to deliver the commitments stated in the policies statements above;
Exercise a personal duty of care for their own health, safety and welfare and for those affected by their acts or omissions;
Use safety equipment (including PPE) as required and intended and observe that this is also enforced among subcontractors and third parties working in Serco’s controlled premises/systems
Promote a good HSQE and Information Security culture among their peers, subcontractors and third parties;
Lead by example and innovate to conserve energy, water and resources, minimize the generation of waste and actively recycle waste through personal performance and raise recommendations on how to improve existing processes on this regard within/outside their departments through their Line Manager, Departmental Safety Meetings and any other appropriate available channels;
Protect information assets and data including both electronic and paper based from all threats whether internal, external, deliberate or accidental;
Promote a good HSQE and Information Security culture among their peers, subcontractors and third parties;

Safety Critical Responsibility

Ensure all staff are correctly dressed and are wearing correct PPE before the commencement of all tasks
Conduct regular reviews on the HSQE and Information Security Performance and seek ways to continually improve.
Carry out regular safety tours and inspections

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications

City & Guilds 706-1/2/ C&G 3 an advantage or National equivalent
Basic level of IT in word and excel ( experience in calc menu an advantage)
Knowledge of Health and Safety relating to catering operation
Working knowledge of HACCP
Strong verbal and written English language
Knowledge of Health and Safety relating to catering operations
Good working knowledge of HACCP
Good interpersonal skills / client facing
Good man management skills
Ability to communicate with senior management
Ability to positively influence the catering workforce
Ability to multi task
Ability to work without supervision
Good Judgment and decision making
Minimum of 5 to 7 years catering experience
Minimum of 2 years working in military or remote sites / austere locations
Previous experience in 4*/5* Hotel / Restaurant or Industrial catering for over 750 covers
A minimum of 5 years’ experience of International Cuisine
Basic food hygiene certificate
Food handlers certificate
Menu Planning, Stock Control, Procurement Planning, Portion Control
Ability to react to changing priorities, high workloads and achieve time sensitive requests at short notice

Scheduler wanted – PARSONS – Abu Dhabi

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Scheduler
Parsons International
Abu Dhabi, UAE
 
The Scheduler will work as part of the Project Controls team and will be responsible for implementing schedule and earned value management across a selection of projects, in coordination with Project Managers and Engineering Leads. The main objective of this role is to help generate a Sector-wide reporting and analysis tool, which will serve as the benchmark for evaluating projects’ performance. The Scheduler may also be required to provide support to proposals and/or construction projects with respect to planning and scheduling issues and progress of the works.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Establish the project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in coordination with the Project Manager.
Develop detailed schedules with resource/cost loading at the activity level.
Develop and maintain detailed deliverable lists for each design project in coordination with Project/Engineering Manager.
Implement a deliverable-based progress measurement model and coordinate with Leads to maintain periodic updates.
Utilize Earned Value Management techniques to evaluate schedule and cost performance metrics.
Maintain bi-weekly updates of Earned Value Analysis dashboard at the project and Sector level.
Construction Support: Review, check and evaluate Contractors’ schedule of works. Monitor the work progress, compare to the accepted program of work and report to the Project Manager. Prepare weekly and/or monthly progress reports covering the status of construction projects.
Proposal Support: Develop schedules in support of Parsons’ proposals for new pursuits.
Attend meetings (both internally and externally) and discuss/present schedule/progress related matters.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction or related field.
At least 7 years of experience in Planning/Scheduling, utilizing Primavera Project Management ‘P6’.
Must have experience working on both design and construction projects.
Proven experience in utilization of Earned Value Management in performance analysis and reporting.
Must be fluent in English both written and spoken and be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and managers.
Must be able to represent Parsons in front of clients in meetings/presentations.
Preferably have minimum 3 years’ experience in the Gulf region.
Must have excellent skills in utilizing MS Office application, especially Excel. Must be able to create and maintain complex spreadsheets, including utilization of complex formulas.

MEP Engineer wanted – PARSONS – UAE

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MEP Engineer
Sharjah, UAE
 
Parsons’ engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Review design reports and provide review comments.
Plan check reviews of MEP/FP Design drawings, specs and scopes during several design phases.
Oversee A/E and CM Consultant works as the Owner Rep.
Coordinate with SEWA regarding program demand load forecasts, HV side, substation site selections, ring main routings, SEWA permitting and CASE IDs.
Manage the interface of all MEP services between different contract packages in design and construction phases.
Project-manage and oversee design and CM of New CUP Facility, Utilidors and Water Pump Station and TES.
Project manage and oversee design and CM on BMS system, BMS system cross integration with legacy BMS system.
Review scope and variances regarding MEP/FP and FLS systems.
Review and approve work scopes regarding smoke management and evacuation systems.
Write program briefs for MEP/FP systems.
Review CHWS flow rates and Delta T calculations.
Perform other related duties as required for the position.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
Ten to fifteen years of experience with mega MEP projects.
Thorough knowledge of SEWA regulations.
Familiar with all the MEP methodologies as well as the corresponding equipment, materials, consumables, tools and manpower allocations related to Mechanical works for building projects.
Well versed in interpreting and executing MEP related drawings.
Knowledge of international standards, codes and regulations. Knowledge of common project delivery methods and Middle East practices are also preferred.
Commitment to quality and safe work practices.

Senior Geotechnical Engineer – ATKINS – Dubai

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REF: ME-006159
Responsibilities
 
The candidate will be required to work a variety of roles and projects including geotechnical investigations scoping, management and interpretation in addition to geotechnical design for infrastructure projects alongside a variety of environmental science and engineering professionals.
Whilst the candidate will be required to report to a more senior engineer, they will also be expected to manage and mentor a small team of geotechnical engineers – providing technical and managerial guidance where necessary.

Candidates should possess the following:
 
A proven track record in geotechnical investigation management and interpretation and the design of deep and shallow foundations, piles, retaining walls and other related infrastructure.
Experience in managing a small team of junior engineers to deliver projects on time and to specified budgets – reporting to the geotechnical team leader.
Experience of working in a fast moving engineering consultancy environment (ideally including international experience)
A high level of technical capability and attention to detail
A good academic background with a civil engineering / geotechnical engineering bachelors or masters degree.
A minimum of 7+ years experience in the civil / geotechnical fields in a consulting environment
Working towards chartered status (or equivalent) within a relevant professional association
A high level of numeracy and attention to details with the ability to self check and produce accurate work

Appropriate experience in the use of geotechnical analysis software (gINT, PLAXIS, Slope W, Seep W and Piglet etc.)
Good written and verbal communication skills (clear, concise report writing will be required)
Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience working on Metro/Rail Projects.
The Individual

Ability to adapt to different cultures and working environments to build rapport with Contractors and Clients
Willingness to collaborate and work effectively within a team environment – leading where necessary.
Demonstrate sound relationship-building skills with both clients and staff and an ability to influence and coach others
Experience and confidence in using written and spoken English within a business environment
Willingness to travel from time to time on project assignments

Revit Engineer wanted – ATKINS – Dubai

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REF: ME-006150
The role of the Mechanical and Electrical BIM Engineers will be within the Building Services Engineering Practice of the Design & Engineering business, primarily located in our Dubai Office.
 
The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a multidiscipline team of architects and engineers providing a comprehensive and fully integrated design service to our clients.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced BIM/Revit Engineer to work within an internationally renowned consultant, affording the opportunity to work on large scale, multidiscipline projects. You should have the ability to make decisions, act on your own initiative and operate in a pro-active and positive manner. Working with Principal and Senior engineering staff members, the individual will have the following responsibilities (but not limited to):
 
Responsibilities:
 
Project delivery from Concept Design to Issue for Contract documentation, the BIM/Revit Engineer shall be able to develop Building Services design solution working in close collaboration with Architects, Structural Engineers and other design team stakeholders.
Recognised BIM/Revit Accreditation or Qualification
Assist in establishing and setting up new projects with the relevant file structures and adhere to all agreed BIM standards, BIM Execution plans etc.
Assist with establishing project teams and resources. Utilise, create, where necessary, and manage project specific families.

Project delivery, development of discipline specific engineering calculations, carry out modelling duties, co-ordinate with modelling teams and ensure full integration of modelling information with other disciplines.
An in depth understanding of UK, US and Middle East design criteria, standards and regulations.
Production of all engineering calculations and drawn information in the appropriate format to meet project timescales.
Undertake self-checking initiatives whilst maintaining quality control of junior engineers works and ensure adherence to all relevant design criteria and standards.
Developing the technical capability of the existing staff, advise on and give training, assist with continued development and respond to technical queries.
Manage the implementation of discipline specific software for BIM/Revit design development.
Work with the Building Services Management team to implement company processes and improve working practices.
Technical advancement in the field of BIM, e.g. by maintaining a current working knowledge of industry practices and advances with the technology, then implementing them within the department.
Ensure consistency of approach across REVIT & BIM Output
Representation of the Building Services Practice in cross-team design workshop and progress meetings.

Requirements:

The individual will have:

A minimum of three years post graduate experience for Intermediate Engineer roles and 10 years’ experience for Senior Engineer.
A discipline specific degree qualification from a recognised University in either Building Services Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
An excellent working knowledge of Autodesk Revit MEP with at least three years of experience, ideally having worked on major design projects in Dubai and the wider Middle East.
Experience with ASHRAE and/or CIBSE criteria
A robust knowledge of Building Services Engineering design and excellent knowledge and experience with services co-ordination.
Proficient user of supporting design software such as IES, DiaLux, Safira, HevaComp Bentley etc.
A keenness to drive organisational change, and a willingness to train and development existing staff, where applicable.
Ability to work autonomously or as part of a larger team and able to make design decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way
Excellent communication skills
Flexibility to work in other Middle East offices on short term assignments where necessary and willing to travel abroad for project related work
Wider knowledge of other disciplines highly desirable
Capable of accurate work under pressure and able to work on several projects simultaneously
Ability to direct Junior members of staff and BIM/Revit Technicians

Geotechnical Engineer wanted – ATKINS – Dubai

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Responsibilities

The candidate will be required to work a variety of roles and projects including geotechnical investigations scoping, management and interpretation in addition to geotechnical design for infrastructure projects alongside a variety of environmental science and engineering professionals.
Whilst the candidate will be required to report to a more senior engineer, they will also be expected to manage and mentor a small team of geotechnical engineers – providing technical and managerial guidance where necessary.
SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

Candidates should possess the following:

A proven track record in geotechnical investigation management and interpretation and the design of Excavation and Lateral Support Systems (ELS), Deep and shallow foundations, piles, retaining walls (Contiguous, Diaphragm) and other related infrastructure.
Experience of working in a fast moving engineering consultancy environment (ideally including international experience)
A high level of technical capability and attention to detail
A good academic background with a civil engineering / geotechnical engineering bachelors or masters degree.
A minimum of 6+ years experience in the civil / geotechnical fields in a consulting environment
Working towards chartered status (or equivalent) within a relevant professional association
A high level of numeracy and attention to details with the ability to self check and produce accurate work
Appropriate experience in the use of geotechnical analysis software (gINT, WALLAP, ALP (OASYS) PLAXIS, GeoStudio (Slope W, Seep W) and Piglet etc.)
Good written and verbal communication skills (clear, concise report writing will be required)
Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience working on marine infrastructure Projects.
The Individual shall have the following attributes:

Ability to adapt to different cultures and working environments to build rapport with Contractors and Clients
Willingness to collaborate and work effectively within a team environment – leading where necessary.
Demonstrate sound relationship-building skills with both clients and staff and an ability to influence and coach others
Experience and confidence in using written and spoken English within a business environment
Willingness to travel from time to time on project assignments

Associate Sales Representative wanted – CISCO – Dubai

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Associate Sales Representative – Bachelor/Master (Graduate) – UAE
JOB ID 1237139
Program start date: July 2019
Training hub during 1st Year: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Location after the training: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
 
What You’ll Do:
You’ll be part of our Cisco Sales Associates Program (CSAP), an award-winning graduate training program for young talent aspiring to move into sales or engineering roles. For the first part of the program, you’ll learn about the latest technology advancements and how to effectively sell them. During the second part of your CSAP year, you’ll further develop your skills through an On-the-Job Experience in the Global Virtual Sales and Customer Success (GVS&CS) organization.
 
The program, while challenging, will push you to become the best version of yourself. You’ll be encouraged to pursue industry-standard certifications, be assessed and coached through customer simulations and on-the-job activities. We’ll offer you a safe and fun environment to practice what you’ve learnt, all the while providing you with feedback to develop your potential. Thanks to this rigourous training plan, we’ve earned a strong reputation within our internal sales organization.

Upon graduating from CSAP, you’ll transition into a Virtual Account Manager role in GVS&CS where you’ll ultimately accelerate your career into more senior sales roles. You’ll build strong relationships with existing accounts, working closely with them to understand their business strategy and uncover new business opportunities. You’ll partner with Sales Engineers and together you’ll position the benefits of our Cisco solutions to your customer, using our market-leading collaboration tools.

Who You’ll Work With:
You’ll train alongside incredibly talented individuals, like yourself, from different countries and diverse backgrounds. Early on, you’ll make longlasting friendships and belong to a rich human network that will support you throughout your career. As a successful Associate Sales Representative (ASR), you’ll learn to discover, build and drive new opportunities with our Cisco partners while collaborating with Cisco engineers to provide technical solutions that drive business outcomes for our customers. You’ll learn from top experts and coaches in a unique classroom setting where we use our own ‘state-of-the-art’ collaboration technology. You’ll have your own mentor, a CSAP alumn who’s been in your shoes and will guide you in your first year. With a strong Cisco team committed to your success, you’ll gain hands-on education and experience, while receiving an attractive salary and pursuing your career aspirations.

Who You Are:
Technology enthusiast, who enjoys talking about innovation and always keeps up with the latest technology news.
A strong communicator with the confidence to engage and talk to a wide range of people.
Willing and able present your ideas in front of an audience.
View team collaboration as instrumental to achieving success.
Enjoy looking at practical real life challenges and thinking creatively to solve them.
Approach situations with an open and curious mind, taking on challenges with an eye for opportunity.
What You Need To Be Eligible:
Graduate by the start date of the program, July 2019.
Preferably hold a degree in Business and Management, Finance, Marketing and other related degrees. You will graduate from a bachelor’s degree (or higher) with no less than a 2:1 result or equivalent in your country.
Fluent in English and the official language(s) of the country you are applying for, (Arabic)
Hold the right to live and work in the country that you are applying for, without future company sponsorship required. Student visas and temporary permits obtained on your own will not be acceptable.
Willing to relocate for 12 months to a designated CSAP training hub if required. Visa assistance and relocation package to trainings hubs will be provided as required.
Willing to return to your country you applied for, unless otherwise required due to business needs.

Finance Partner wanted – CISCO – Dubai

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JOB ID 1240220
Middle East – West Region Finance Partner
 
Cisco’s future depends on the insights and thought leadership of its people; this role requires both. In this role, YOU will drive impact to the top and bottom line and we expect innovation and agility from our Team.
 
What You’ll Do

You will be an integral part of the Sales & Services Finance team who are key business partners to Cisco’s sales organization covering the whole of EMEAR. The broader team is responsible for the compliance agenda within the region, driving and shaping deals, budgeting, forecasting, analysing and reporting activities across the P&L including Bookings, Revenue, Gross Margin and Operating Expenses. The role operates across all of Cisco’s business segments and technology architectures, which requires a high degree of innovation and agility.
 
The individual will work with and influence the regional leadership team in all areas of financial performance and drive innovation within the organisation to enable the maximization of growth and profitability. The individual will also be responsible for ensuring the operating environment adheres to defined corporate compliance and controls as well as Cisco wide company policies and ethical standards.

Specific responsibilities will include:

Trusted advisor and partner to the General Manager and leadership team through participation in business planning, account planning, reporting, controls and compliance

Lead the process around the development of the Annual Plan

Drive the P&L management within the fiscal quarter and over a rolling 15 month cycle including forecasting and planning of quarterly, annual and long range plans

Ensuring strict adherence to key compliance, business controls and policies required to execute business in line with Cisco’s ethical standards

Serve as a consultative business partner to client groups on broad or complex business issues, influence and innovate Sales strategies & validate the go-to-market including providing financial guidance to the Sales organisation

Drive the critical deals analysis and shaping of complex transactions and ensuring that all business is transacted in line with standard business policy and practice as defined by Cisco

Influence change across broad areas of Cisco, by working with and leading a number of key initiatives

Who You’ll Work With

We are a diverse team who want to know the answer – constantly trying to make sense of the complexity of the day to day business, simplify for the rest of the organisation, and add insight and value to our partners. You will report to the Middle East and Africa Finance Lead, and main business partner will be the West Region Sales Director. As a function we partner with the Field Sales organisation to identify risks and opportunities in the business, drive a compliance first mindset working to deliver profitable growth. We work with the broader Finance and other internal functions to ensure that all elements within our business are adhering to policy and working to support the field outcomes.

You will not be bored – we operate in a fast paced, constantly changing environment developing commercial solutions to our business challenges while adhering and championing our corporate compliance structure and responsibilities.

Who You Are

You are a motivated and enthusiastic Finance professional who is driven to learn and grow within the Cisco organization. You are a dynamic, qualified finance professional with over 10 years’ experience, willing to use your strong influencing skills in a large, complex organisation at executive level. You have a proven business partnership record in your finance profession and are seeking the opportunity to exploit the full potential of your analytical, finance and business acumen. You will have good communication skills (both written and verbal), a strong analytical mindset with high attention to detail and the ability to work effectively under time pressure. You have a global mindset, ideally with broad geographical and industry experience that brings cross cultural understanding and the ability to work across cultures. You have the ability to work multiple priorities in parallel with a proven record of innovation and successful change management.

You are ready to impact the profitability of one of the most admired technology leaders. You have excellent interpersonal skills with confidence and strength to push back and challenge where needed and have experience, or an interest, in working in the Technology / Telecoms / IT industry.

Our minimum requirements for this role:

Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with strong commercial awareness, previous working experience in Big 4 firms is an asset

Very strong background in controls and compliance

Strong P&L management experience across both short and long term horizons

Advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills, with a strong ability to deal with large volumes of data and financial modelling skills

Consulting Engineer wanted – CISCO – Dubai

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JOB ID
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– Provide Planning, Designing, Implementation, Operation and Optimization services to Cisco Customers around Cisco’s Data Center products and solutions. Participate in the preparation of proposals and Statements of Work. Establish trusted advisor relationship with customer management and teams on Data Center Infrastructure areas and future technology trends
 
– Participates in or leads complex Data Center and Cloud infrastructure (network, storage and compute) design/implementation and migration, performance engineering or problem resolution projects. Solves complex, cross-functional issues that cross many technologies in network, server, storage, O/S, virtualization, consolidation, middleware, security, applications, operations, content switching, caching and/or content delivery networks, and security. Applies good analytic process to help bring any issue to resolution.
 
– Provides technical support for customers during software and hardware upgrades and Proof of Concepts. Delivers migration plans, with a thorough understanding on networked applications and related dependencies. Ensure compliance to delivery methodology operational structure, roles & responsibilities. Participates in weekly status meetings and other ad-hoc interactions with the customer managing specific asks from the customer and managing customer expectations from Cloud Consumption engagements

– Support the PM in resolution of project issues. Track deliverables against the engagement schedule and support the PM track financial, resource and material requirements for the engagements. Ensure smooth closure of engagements using relationship with the customer to guide them to the next step i.e. Sampler service to Assessment Service, Assessment Service to Optimization Service.

– Guide other consultants and engineers, resolving challenges and ensuring customer success

Who You’ll Work With

Let’s change the world together. Work directly with our customers and gain hands on experience and exposure into their networks. Be immersed in a small close knit group of cohorts, to collaborate on a variety of projects that have a real impact. You’ll learn from industry experts. We value your ideas, perspective on how to get things done. Work on network infrastructures. Deliver business solutions and technology solutions from data, security, mobility, and cloud.

Who You Are

Minimum Qualifications:

– Requires BS/BE/BTech degree or equivalent plus related experience in IT industry.

– Broad technical knowledge of the data center and its components: Applications, Storage, Network, Server and projects surrounding their planning, design, implementation, operation, and optimization. Architectural knowledge of virtualization tools and concepts. Architectural knowledge of Three Tiered application environments. Expert familiarity with cloud computing concepts including virtualization, web services API’s, elastic infrastructure, distributed data storage (database, block, object), multi-tenancy, and metered usage patterns.

– Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, or Bash. Python experience is strongly preferred. Networking: OSI Layer 2 (Spanning tree, vPC, EtherChannel, VLAN, etc), Layer 3 switching /routing (OSPF, EIGRP, ISIS, BGP, MPLS, IPv4/6), DNS/DHCP WAN/ISP, network virtualization (N1kv, VRF), basics of higher layer protocols: SSL/TLS, HTTP, real-time traffic (voice/video), NFS, database access protocols. Compute technologies: x86, hypervisor (Openstack/KVM), OS (Linux/Windows), workload mobility

– Storage technologies: file (NAS), block (SAN), object storage, transport (FCoE, iSCSI, etc), replication, backup, and performance. Programmatic control of infrastructure elements (data model, API), integration frameworks and technologies (SP-style).

– Cisco’s Data Center Product Line: ACI, Nexus Products (N7K, N5k, N2k, N1kV), Catalyst products (65xx, 49xx switches), and UCS. Content Switching (OSI Layer 4-7 Switching, Cisco, Citrix or F5 Loadbalancers), Caching and Content Delivery. Strong understanding of SaaS and Application Workloads in context of Data Center Architecture design. Network/Infrastructure Security technologies (Firewall, access control, intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, administrative access control) and Compliance (PCI, SOx, HIPAA).

– OSS / BSS, including: Network Management Systems, Service Delivery, Service Fulfillment (including the network inventory, activation and provisioning), Service Assurance, Customer Care

Desired Skills:

– DC CCIE Preferred.

– Passionate, persuasive, charismatic thought leader capable of quickly establishing executive interest in how to architect, deploy and operate the virtualized data center of the future. Understands and can articulate the value and business advantage of data center virtualization techniques and cloud architectures.

– Strong customer-facing sales and architectural skills. Core expertise to include design concepts, IT analysis/analytical thinking, innovation management, enterprise perspective and process knowledge. Analyzes opportunities with a broad, strategic view; integrates business and technology requirements to achieve cross-domain solutions that work across the enterprise; applies methodologies that are appropriate for multiple users / technology platforms. Client-facing skills to include cross-functional influence, external and internal consulting/partnering.

– Excellent understanding of the industry landscape (competitors and partners). High-level, out-of-the-box thinking, analytical reasoning, and creative problem solving skills. Ability to shift from high-level thinking to realistic and pragmatic execution is essential.

– Solid understanding of the end-to-end IT process, including architecture, design & engineering, implementation, and operations; Excellent written and verbal communications skills: ability to communicate technology strategy and architecture approach to engineers, executives, and Cisco customers. Willingness and ability to work with teams, ability to build relationships using an open and respectful communication and collaboration style

– Communication skills to include conflict management, negotiation, presentation/demonstration, and written communication. Cisco best-practice skills to include building relationships, cultural sensitivity, goal alignment, learning agility, and virtual/remote training.

Painter wanted – SERCO – Abu Dhabi

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Career Opportunities: General Trades Technician (Painter) (55098)
Req ID 55098 – Posted 30/10/2018 – United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi – Trades/Technicians/Maintenance – Full Time
General Trades Technician (Painter) – Success Profile
 
Reporting to: Typically to a Supervisor or Team Leader
 
Division / Function: Serco Middle East / Integrated Facilities Services

Base location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
 
Key purpose
 
To ensure satisfactory completion of minor planned and reactive maintenance works across civil and not limited to carpentry, tiling, masonry, painting, partitioning as required around the facility.
 
Structure and reporting relationship
 
Typically reporting to a Supervisor or Team Leader and work collaboratively with other Technicians.
 
Able to work alone with minimal supervision, or as part of a team.
 
Based on the specific requirement of the role

Key accountabilities

Provide support for the planned and reactive maintenance schedule both internally and externally to the property portfolio to ensure that all building fabric work requirements are undertaken in good time and completed to a high standard.
Ensure that all works are carried out quickly and quietly and do not interfere or disturb clients and staff.
Identify and assist with the requisition of materials to ensure maintenance and repairs are carried out efficiently and to approved standards.
Ensure that a clean and tidy working environment is maintained at all time by controlling tools, materials and waste products
Maintain up to date knowledge for the safe and efficient performance of all civil works
Safely carry out maintenance and repair activities as directed by the General Trades Supervisor and adhere to Risk Assessments and Standard Operating Procedures when carrying out all works.
Use safe systems of work when working with all building fabric access equipment.
Conform to all necessary internal and/or external approvals before, during and after maintenance and repair work including Permit to Work and LockOut / TagOut procedures.
Maintain up to date knowledge through building fabric technical training provided to enhance the skills and quality of finishes required for maintenance and repair duties.
Ensure all civil assets and building structure are in good repair and painted to promote the aesthetics of the premises at all times.
Participate in the Health, Safety & Risk programs including toolbox talks, health safety and environmental training related to work activities especially electrical safety and working at heights
Work as team and assist other staff as required with maintenance works, specialist moves, equipment moves, and porterage duties as required.
Integrate and communicate effectively with electrical technical team and other departments (Mechanical, HVAC and Cleaning) as required to complete civil works.
Participate in overtime, shift work and/or out of hours working as governed by the necessity to complete maintenance, repair and project works and as directed by the line manager.
Assist with various other types of civil maintenance work as required and where directed by the line manager.
Work with power and hand tools safely so as not to cause harm to self or others.
Carry out other duties as directed by the line manager or member of the senior management team.

HSQE Responsibilities and Information Security Responsibilities

To exercise a personal duty of care for their own health, safety and welfare and for those affected by their acts or omissions; reference SMS GSOP-HSE1-6 Serco organizational HSE responsibilities
Ensure compliance with the Serco Management System and all relevant business processes, procedures and work instructions to deliver all work with appropriate quality and governance standards
Ensure security and integrity of all data provided including reporting performance, finance and customer information; reference Serco non-disclosure policy
Ensure compliance with all training requirements of Serco and ensure adherence to these requirements at all times whilst in employment
Awareness of the Integrated Management System and the content of the Environment, Quality, Health & Safety and Information Security Policy Statements
Understanding of personal responsibilities and contribution to achieving compliance with the Integrated Management System requirements, (including but not limited to competence to perform safety critical roles, legal requirements, control measures arisen from environmental impacts and aspects, job safety analysis and information security risk assessment) and the potential consequences of departure from the arrangements in place to deliver the commitments stated in the policies statements above
Exercises their personal duty of care for their own health, safety and welfare and for those affected by the acts or omissions
Promotes a good HSQE and Information Security culture among their peers, subcontractors and third parties
Leads by example and look at ways to conserve energy, water and resources and minimise the generation of waste through personal performance and raise recommendations on how to improve existing processes on this regard within/outside their departments through their Line Manager, Departmental Safety Meetings and any other appropriate available channels
Protects information assets and data including both electronic and paper based from all threats whether internal, external, deliberate or accidental
Promotes a good HSQE and Information Security culture among their peers, subcontractors and third parties.

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications

Technical and Professional Skills

Minimum 5 year experience in a building services civil works department in a commercial office building, healthcare or other suitable facilities management environment.
Technically competent with a clear understanding of building fabric and finishes, associated tools and equipment.
Proficient and able to demonstrate a complete understanding of civil general maintenance services.

Knowledge

Good level of the English language both written and spoken.
Able to foster good relations with colleagues and other departments and be a good team player.
Flexibility, excellent attention to detail and ability to identify key issues.
Able to work under stringent deadlines and high pressure environment to meet deadlines.

Qualifications

Minimum holder of a High School Diploma.
Must hold relevant and recognized vocational trade qualifications in civil works such as carpentry, masonry, painting, glazing, plastering, carpets and flooring surfaces or equivalent.

Additional / special features of the role

Typical physical demands include: high mobility to inspect all facilities in a high heat stress environment.
High degree of manual dexterity to sufficiently perform computer functions on a keyboard, produce materials on a PC and operate basic office equipment.
Normal or corrected vision and hearing, extensive sitting, mobility sufficient to visit with departments or employees throughout the facility and lift up to 14 kgs.

Ensure compliance with the Serco Management System and all relevant business processes, procedures and work instructions to deliver all work with appropriate quality and governance standards
Ensure security and integrity of all data provided including reporting performance, finance and customer information; reference Serco non-disclosure policy
To exercise personal duty of care for their own health, safety and welfare and for those affected by their acts or omissions; reference SMS GSOP-HSE1-6 Serco organisational HSE responsibilities
Ensure compliance with all training requirements of Serco and ensure adherence to these requirements at all times whilst in employment
Report any accidents, incidents, breaches or potential breaches to appropriate management or the speak up process

Structural Inspector wanted – AECOM – Dubai

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United Arab Emirates – Dubai, Dubai
 
Job Summary
 
AECOM is seeking an experienced Structural Inspector for a major Roads and Bridges project located in Dubai. The role involves both inspection and the supervision of Roads and Bridges works of the project to ensure that the activities are being executed in accordance with the project specification.

Job Duties:
 
Be familiar with the project’s contract documents, detailed drawings, specifications, and health and safety measures together with any associated updates.
 
Ensure the contractor/s compliance with the standards and specifications of the contract documents.
 
Maintain records of the contractor human and equipment daily resources.
 
Undertake all site supervision and inspections when required or instructed by the Resident Engineer (RE) or the Structural Engineer (SE).

Liaise and daily follow up with the contractor. This is to ensure the contractor is managing its resources, health and safety, and equipment needs on the site.

Prepare daily report to the RE or SE. This includes works orders, materials delivery, and daily inspections program.

Follow up and implement any site instructions made by the RE and SE.

Apply and implement all quality controls and quality procedures of the site.

Prepare any site measurements and surveying checks needed by the RE or SE for Bridge work & other associated structures.

Co-ordinate and co-operate with client project manager during their site inspections in the presence of the RE or SE.

Monitor contractor QA/QC activities and maintain relevant records.

Assist the SE and RE in the preparation of any correspondences in compliance with the contract documents and site requirements.

Where site problems are found, work with the RE or SE to resolve them promptly.

Monitor the start-up, commissioning and handover of the site works. Including maintaining records of the project milestones.

Maintain records of materials tests performed and executed works.

Audit inspections for conformity to contract documents and contractor submitted plans.

Specific Skills Required :

Strong Construction supervision experience.

Well experienced in the civil and structures supervision specially Box Girder Bridges & Cut/ Cover Underpasses

High level of critical thinking skills.

High level of numerical skills.

Must have ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports etc

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 7 years of experience within similar projects, with minimum 3 years in UAE.

UAE experience is preferred

Relevant experience in comparable structural & roads projects

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering

RTA Approval is preferred

Store Person wanted – SERCO – Dubai

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Req ID 55063
We are looking to hire a Store Person to be based in Dubai, UAE. The purpose of this position is to assist the Warehouse Team Leader to provide effective inventory, distribution and other warehouse management services in accordance with client requirements.

Reporting to: Warehouse Team Leader
 
Grade: 10
 
Based on the specific requirement of the role
 
Key accountabilities
 
Receive, identify and locate stock within the stores area
Record any stock movements on the inventory management system to ensure accuracy of stock levels at all times
Collect goods from local suppliers when required and emergency reasons indicated;
Perform stock audits and co-ordinate stock checks
General housekeeping of the stores area
Participate in keeping all work areas clean, safe and tidy for smoothing all logistics and inventory processes in a controlled, safe, efficient and appropriate manner
Operate forklift (3 tonne to 10 tonne), various types of trucks and other lifting and MHE equipment
Load and unload goods at the warehouse for material receipts and issues
Handle chemicals and inflammable materials (Dangerous Goods)
Packing & unpacking of materials as and when required
Perform and carry out duties as instructed/ directed by the Warehouse Team leader

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications

Knowledge

Minimum 2 years of warehousing experience in UAE
Possess valid UAE light forklift and heavy-duty forklift license grades 7 and 8
Holder of a valid driving UAE license grade 3 (for both manual and automatic gear) with good driving skills and experience

Skills

Ability to prepare material issuing procedures, transaction records, method statements, risk assessments and drawings as required.
Possess good communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and work productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
Good organisational skills, detail oriented, and the ability to handle multiple priorities.

Experience

Experience in inventory administration, logistics, issuing of material, housekeeping.
At least 2 years recent experience operating manual handling equipment such as light and heavy forklift.
Experience operating in an autonomous capacity.
Customer Service experience.
Good communication and interpersonal skills at an individual and team level.

Additional / special features of the role

Ensure compliance with the Serco Management System and all relevant business processes, procedures and work instructions to deliver all work with appropriate quality and governance standards
Ensure security and integrity of all data provided including reporting performance, finance and customer information; reference Serco non-disclosure policy
To exercise personal duty of care for their own health, safety and welfare and for those affected by their acts or omissions; reference SMS GSOP-HSE1-6 Serco organisational HSE responsibilities
Ensure compliance with all training requirements of Serco and ensure adherence to these requirements at all times whilst in employment
Report any accidents, incidents, breaches or potential breaches to appropriate management or the speak up process

Warehouse Team Leader – SERCO – Dubai

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Req ID 55059
We are looking to hire a Warehouse Team Leader to be based in Dubai, UAE. The purpose of this position is to assist the Warehouse Supervisor to provide effective inventory, distribution and other warehouse management services in accordance with client requirements. This position is also responsible for leading a team of store persons and also to assume supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the Warehouse Supervisor

Key accountabilities
Lead a team of Store persons daily to carry out instructions given by the Warehouse Supervisor
Receive, identify and locate stock within the stores area
Record any stock movements on the inventory management system to ensure accuracy of stock levels at all times
Collect goods from local suppliers when required and emergency reasons indicated;
Perform stock audits and co-ordinate stock checks
General housekeeping of the stores area
Participate in keeping all work areas clean, safe and tidy for smoothing all logistics and inventory processes in a controlled, safe, efficient and appropriate manner
Operate forklift (3 tonne to 10 tonne), various types of trucks and other lifting and MHE equipment
Load and unload goods at the warehouse for material receipts and issues
Handle chemicals and inflammable materials (Dangerous Goods)
Packing & unpacking of materials as and when required
Perform and carry out duties as instructed/ directed by the Warehouse Team leader

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications

Knowledge

Minimum 3 years of warehousing experience in the UAE;
Possess valid UAE light forklift and heavy-duty forklift license grades 7 and 8;
Holder of a valid driving UAE license grade 3 (for both manual and automatic gear) with good driving skills and experience;

Skills

Basic Microsoft Office/Internet Outlook experience;
Ability to prepare material issuing procedures, transaction records, method statements, risk assessments and drawings as required;
Possess good communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and work productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment;
Good organisational skills, detail oriented, and the ability to handle multiple priorities;

Experience

Preferably have some team leading experience in an operational environment
Experience in inventory administration, logistics, issuing of material, housekeeping
At least 3 years recent experience operating manual handling equipment such as light and heavy forklift
Experience operating in an autonomous capacity
Customer Service experience
Good communication and interpersonal skills at an individual and team level
Knowledge of the warehousing sector

Additional / special features of the role

Ensure compliance with the Serco Management System and all relevant business processes, procedures and work instructions to deliver all work with appropriate quality and governance standards
Ensure security and integrity of all data provided including reporting performance, finance and customer information; reference Serco non-disclosure policy
To exercise personal duty of care for their own health, safety and welfare and for those affected by their acts or omissions; reference SMS GSOP-HSE1-6 Serco organisational HSE responsibilities
Ensure compliance with all training requirements of Serco and ensure adherence to these requirements at all times whilst in employment
Report any accidents, incidents, breaches or potential breaches to appropriate management or the speak up process

CDA Project Manager wanted – CISCO – Dubai

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JOB ID: 1243672
 
Project Manager, Country Digital Acceleration, Middle East
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Area of Interest: CDA Team, Sales
Job Type: Professional
Technology Interest: IOT, Digitisation
 
What You’ll Do

As a member of the CDA Team, you will work directly with Middle-East sales teams, uncovering and targeting incremental bookings opportunities, overseeing the development and execution of CDA programs and projects in the Middle-East region, collaborating with local resources to maximize success of engagements over the three-year project lifecycle with a focus on the sustainable legacy of the ongoing programme. Maintain frequent and direct link with Government Affairs contacts and EMEAR sales teams to foster cross-functional benefits and ensure regulatory compliance.
 
Responsibilities include:
 
• Develop, monitor, and be a catalyst to achieving the program business plan in EMEAR working in conjunction with the local sales teams and relevant external partners and clients
 
• Form part of a close working team with the CDA EMEAR lead, the CDA Middle East lead and the rest of the global CDA team
 
• Form part of a close working team with the local Middle East sales, engineering and business development functions

• Orchestrate cross-functional team members to deliver complete and successful business solutions.

• Be a trusted advisor to customer engagements, sharing best practices elsewhere, understanding and putting their needs first, while ensuring a mapping to relevant policy priorities of governmental leaders.

• Identify and develop new business opportunities that can assist customers, would benefit from seed investment, and would map to broader policy priorities.

• Deliver accurate business metrics, reporting project level metrics, investments, timetables, forecasts and pipelines.

• Anticipate any change in the opportunities, market, political and customer needs and requirements that could affect the overall revenue target.

• Support the wider Middle East CDA programme from a reporting and financial management perspective

Who You’ll Work With
The Country Digital Acceleration team harnesses the power of Cisco to scale and speed the technological transformation of societies worldwide. Currently with activities spread across 22 countries and two U.S. states, the program is a catalyst to achieve advances in economic development, entrepreneurship and innovation, research and education, and national infrastructure. In the process, it helps to fulfill Cisco’s corporate vision of changing the way we work, live, play and learn.

This position will support the development and execution of Country Digital Acceleration programs in the Middle East region reporting directly into the CDA Team lead for EMEAR.

Who You Are
You have extensive sales experience in the Middle East, with a comprehensive knowledge of government and the public sector, engaging with sales and business development teams, and have a great sense of collaboration and a results-driven mindset. You take initiative, can handle a busy schedule with ease, and thrive in a busy environment. You need to be able to work independently while also collaborating with, and supporting, other team members.

Our minimum requirements for this role:

· Experience in a technology sales environment with experience of project management and business development in the Middle East

· Outstanding track record of performance

· Strong team working and influencing skills across virtual and global teams

· Excellent communication and presentation skills

· Broad technology awareness and an strong interest in IoT and Digitisation

· English and Arabic language fluency required

· Excellent organization, project management and problem-solving skills

· Ability to operate with a high degree of autonomy

· Comfortable collaborating with global/regional/local colleagues as part of a physical or virtual team

· Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to motivate and influence others

· Strong knowledge of sales forecasting, tracking and ordering systems

· Bachelor’s degree required

· Experience working with government leaders and business executives in the technology industry is a plus.

Associate Consulting Engineer – CISCO – Dubai

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Associate Consulting Engineer – Bachelor/Master (Graduate) – UAE
 
Program Start Date: March or September 2019
 
Location: Krakow, Poland for the first 6 months and then UAE, DUBAI
 
About Cisco:
 
It has never been a better time; to lead, inspire and innovate. Today at Cisco we are building teams that are expanding our technological capabilities in exciting new ways across mobile, cloud, security, IT, collaboration and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. Through the Internet of Everything we transform our customers’ businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. We work with customers across all sectors so your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and beyond. There are over 3 billion people and 10 billion connected things in the world now, and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco. Join us to collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place to Work.

What you will do:
 
By joining the Customer Experience Delivery team you will become a trusted advisor to our customers. You will consult with them to build a solid, long-term relationship, providing thought leadership in solving their technology challenges and supporting them in achieving their business outcomes. On a day to day basis this involves working with them directly to review their technical business requirements in order to propose new technology designs that will meet their current and future needs. This will involve the provision of a range of

IT consultancy services and the creation and presentation of project documentation incorporating elements design, implementation and testing in line with Cisco standards.

On an average day this means:

* Building and maintaining relationships with a variety of international customers

* Navigate customers through evolving technology and digital transformation

* Prepare customer’s business and technology infrastructure for emerging trends

* Propose and review data center, cloud, network or security designs exceeding business specifications

* Install, configure, and integrate new solutions or applications of Cisco and Third Party solutions

* Keeping an eye on the ever increasing security requirements and constantly evolving threat landscape

* Manage or optimize existing network or cloud infrastructure with redundancy and risk mitigation in mind

* Solve technology and software problems that cross a broad range of technologies, help reduce risk and increase operational efficiency

* Opportunity for travel and face-to-face customer consulting as required

* Building a specialization in a specific technology, customer or market segment, based on broad general training

Account Manager wanted – CISCO – Dubai

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The Account Manager in Cisco is the key contact for our customers. You will own and nurture the relationships, building and executing the sales strategy.
Imagine participating major transformational projects in industries from manufacturing to retail to government. Imagine helping countries transform the citizen experiences, banks reinvent the customer experience, energy providers become more efficient. You can do it today with us.
Your success will reflect in sales achievements, long term customer relationships and satisfaction.

In this job you will:
 
* Focus on an outstanding customer experience and become your customers’ trusted advisor.
* Own and develop the Cisco Account Management Business Plan.
* Orchestrate cross-functional team members to deliver complete business solutions.
* Work closely with the Cisco Partners team, to drive the strategy and delivery of new solutions, products and services.
* Plan and execute the sales strategy in order to meet the agreed milestones and timescales and to ensure that sales targets are achieved or exceeded.
* Identify and develop new business opportunities.
* Deliver accurate business metrics, monthly forecasts, weekly commits and pipeline development reports.
* Anticipate any change in the opportunities, market, customer needs and requirements that could impact the overall revenue target.
At Cisco you will be the first to benefit from what our technology can offer. Our approach is to enable you to be flexible in how you arrange your work, making sure you give and take the best.

Who You’ll Work With
We are Cisco Sales. We sell solutions and products that make our customers successful.
Our focus is to find and solve their most critical problems and help them harness new market opportunities.
We anticipate our customers’ needs, as the world shifts in an unprecedented transformation and technology impacts everything.
You will join a team of highly skilled Sales professionals working with Pre-Sales and Technology specialists.
Join the Sales team in Lebanon and make amazing things happen.

Who You Are
* You bring 8-10 years of sales experience in a dynamic IT, Software, Services and Solution business.
* Minimum BA degree in a business discipline or equivalent.
* Demonstrate success in achieving and exceeding sales targets.
* Able to understand, articulate and position the value of a technology-based solution to the customer.

* Able to articulate Service Provider solutions.
* Write and speak English fluently.

* Able to perform under stress.

* You bring experience in Executive Selling.

Desired Skills
* Mastery in developing trusted customer relationships up to C level.
* Ability to match customer needs with state of the art technology solutions and partners to deliver them.
* Negotiation skills to craft solutions that are beneficial to our customers, partners and Cisco overall.
* Confidence in applying business and financial expertise to identify and qualify opportunities.
* Excellent written and verbal communication.
* Ability to leverage and engage internal resources such as Marketing, Technology Experts, Services and others.

Logistics Distribution Specialist wanted – HILTI – Dubai

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What’s the role?
You will be supporting the Distribution Manager on all Supply Chain Execution activities related to Regional Distribution Centre operations. You will participate in cross-functional activities/projects and assignments together with internal and external partners and continue to seek creative ways to improve the overall productivity of the organisation.
 
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.

With some 27,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
 
What does the role involve?
As Distribution Specialist, you will be working on Import / Export, Warehouse and Transport Management, and from an operational perspective this will involve you being the interface with service providers to ensure on-time imports/exports of shipments whilst understanding and ensuring compliance to regulations. The interface is also for warehousing operations including inbound, inventory management, outbound, reverse logistics, and administrative activities to ensure customer and business requirements are met. You will track, troubleshoot and handle complaints associated with transport operations and work closely with other departments (Customer Services, Sales, Material Management & Finance) to ensure better services to our customers.

You will also work on process improvement through lean management tools, adapting global standards/guidelines and solve root cause issues to achieve cost productivity, efficiencies, and/or service improvements. You will conduct necessary audits and checks for process compliance to ensure that risk mitigating controls are in place within all aspects of operations. From a controlling aspect, you will ensure cost management and invoice control/audits and understand, interpret and communicate global KPIs and performance management reporting to all concerned stakeholders.

Our logistics operation is special because we own our whole supply chain, something that’s almost unique for a company of our size.
What do we offer?
Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.

Why should you apply?
Year upon year we are recognised as one of the top ‘Great Place to Work’ employers, both globally and locally. And when you meet us you’ll understand why. We have a diverse team of people with a variety of nationalities, backgrounds and experiences. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter where you’re from. With so many opportunities to develop your skills, you’ll find Logistics at Hilti a vibrant and rewarding place to progress your career.

What you need is:
A minimum of 3 years of Logistics Experience (import/export, warehouse/transportation management, etc.)
A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Logistics, or Supply Chain Management or a related field
Strong Microsoft and PC skills; analytical skills and a mathematical aptitude
Prior experience in using Excel for analytical purposes
SAP knowledge is a plus
The ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and to be detail oriented and well organised
Proven success in working to strict deadlines
Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
A high level of motivation, customer focus, and a continuous improvement mentality
Willing to work in an operational role, within an office environment
We look forward to receiving your application!

Principal Marine Engineer wanted – AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary:
 
Make a significant contribution to the sales, profitability and management of work and people in the Geotechnical, Ports & Marine Group.
 
Develop the Coastal and Marine Engineering discipline to enable AECOM to be a leader in the Middle East region.
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
 
Contribute to the Ports & Marine & Geotechnical Group.

Skills – Develop and retain a high level of technical skill.
 
Particular skills to include:
 
Master or PhD in Civil, Marine, Marine structures, Coastal, Oceanography or related field
 
7 to 20+ years’ experience in coastal or marine engineering;
 
Extensive experience in the planning and design of marine structures such as breakwaters, revetments, marinas, scour protection systems, block work quaywalls, sheet pile, diaphragm walls, jetties.
 
Extensive experience in the planning and design of artificial islands, beaches, marinas, harbours and water front development.

Extensive knowledge in coastal modelling including hydrodynamic, waves and sediment transport modelling including knowledge of DHI Mike Zero and Delft modelling suites, Staad Pro, Plaxs, Geo5, Slope-W.

Experience in the Middle East in a consultancy environment.

Availability to travel within the Middle East;

Availability to do occasional site supervision trips in UAE and Middle East

Experience in project management, proposal preparation and business development;

Desirable skills:

Experience in port planning and design of port structures; and

Experience in geotechnical and foundation design of coastal and marine structures.

Duties:

Project Delivery – Perform project management and “hands on” technical work to support the delivery of projects. Coordinate and supervise the work created by the marine team. Coordinate with other engineering disciplines through liaison with other professionals. Monitor the work of staff allocated to specific projects to ensure that technical competence and performance meets the requirements of allocated projects. Ensure that all projects are delivered on time and on budget.

Clients – support the established client base in the Middle East market. Maintain harmonious client relationships as the project and local market level.

Continuous Improvement – A commitment to continual professional development. A commitment to continual learning on relevant technological business and human relationship matters.

Business Growth – Assist the Ports & Marine and Geotechnical Group Leader to deliver the growth, diversification and stability targets set out in the regional strategic plan.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 7 years of experience in coastal, marine, geotechnical engineering discipline in a consultancy environment;

Project management experience for consulting projects.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Engineering

Higher level degree (M.Sc or P.hD desirable)

Contracts Manager wanted – AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary
 
AECOM is currently seeking to hire SQS / Contracts Manager to be based at Dubai.
 
Reporting to the Senior Contract Manager, this role will be responsible to support contract pre and post contract procurement and contract management activities.
 
The SQS / Contracts Manager is responsible for negotiating the terms and conditions of contracts and ensuring compliance with the terms and conditions during the Contract administration phase, as well as documenting and agreeing on any changes or amendments that may arise during the Contract period.

The SQS / Contracts Manager provides guidance and assistance to Project Managers on all contract matters.
 
Job Duties:
 
Budget, procurement and commercial management of contracts pre, during and post Contract
 
Work with Designers, service streams and Contractors to manage and control contract scope and cost within budget
 
Support procurement and the production of pricing schedules for tendering, working closely with Employers Procurement Commercial Managers
 
Coordinate and / or prepare documentation for tendering and review prior to issue. Tender evaluation, reporting and recommendations
 
Monitor and record that insurances, bonds, warranties and guarantees are in place.

Manage day to day commercial activities of contracts during their post contract phase including agreement of scope change, valuation of works completed, cash flow forecasts and actuals and recommend final accounts on completion

Regular financial reporting of contract costs versus budget, liaising with the Finance team and identifying cost impacts of design scope changes, anticipated changes and design / delivery risks

Supporting the Senior Commercial Manager to coordinate the timely commercial delivery to ensure the success of the project

Liaise with Finance to receive all relevant cost date for incorporation into the Programme Cost Report

Deliver additional tasks that may be delegated or assigned from time to time

Ensure compliance to Policies, Procedures and Regulations as applicable to ensure all legal and regulatory requirements are met, and report on deviation

Prepares correspondence and maintains records necessary to ensure the effective administration of all Contractual matters.

Administration, review and settlement of claims, resolution of disputes and contract change negotiations.

Assists the Project Manager in contract close-out procedures to ensure that all terms and conditions of contracts have been complied with prior to final payment to contractor.

Makes amendments to contractual documents as required.

Provides contractual advice in the evaluation of Interim and Final Payment Certificates

Provides direct liaison with the Client project team

Specific Skills Required:

Excellent knowledge of FIDIC Forms of Contract.

Effective (English) oral and written communication skills are required and the Contracts Manager must be able to effectively communicate with all members of the project team, and be client and contractor facing.

Conversant with regulatory, legislative and industrial changes to review if changes are needed to contracts.

Must be able to operate under a degree of autonomy.

Must be able to directly negotiate Contractual matters with the Contractors, for the Senior Contracts Managers final approval.

Proven track record in the construction industry.

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes):

Safeguard – To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do

Be decisive – Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

Be impactful – Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

Be client-focused – Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

Be the role model – Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Additional Comments:

Self-driven & resourceful to achieve goals independently and in groups.

Strong planning and organization skills

Attention to detail.

Committed to safety outcomes.

Good commercial sense

Good personal organisational management skills

Excellent team working skills

Excellent writing and communication skills

Ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines effectively and efficiently.

Flexible to changing requirements

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 8 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry is required, with good knowledge of Commercial & contract management, administration, budget and cost control, variation and claims management, and the determination of final accounts.

Experience working in the Middle East is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

RICS / MRICS preferred

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Law or similar.

Associate Landscape Architect wanted – AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary
 
AECOM is currently seeking to hire Associate Landscape Architect to be based at Dubai. The Landscape Architect will work within the Design, Planning and Economics team to complete assignments from concept inception to contract award.
 
Job Duties:
 
To support the planning and design teams in the production of conceptual and detailed designs and associated contract drawings, presentation drawings, schedules and specifications for landscape and urban improvement schemes.

Work with other project team members to identify and explore appropriate planning and design solutions for landscape and public realm projects.
 
Work closely with the internal design and planning groups and external consultants to support project teams in creating sustainable, commercially viable landscape designs.
 
Support senior staff in design of both hard and soft landscape for architectural and urban design projects and competitions
 
Support the design teams through research into project specific landscape design issues
 
Support the design studio to produce high quality graphic representations of design solutions for landscape, public realm and master planning projects.

Complete assignments by generating and developing design under guidance

Contribute to preparation of presentations and reports for clients.

Visualisation, concept development and managing high quality design outputs founded on a solid technical and analytical base.

Demonstrate innovation and strong technical knowledge in the approach to problem solving

Using existing and developing new graphic styles and palettes to meet contemporary graphic presentation standards.

Developing technical drawings in Revit and AutoCad platforms.

Producing appropriate illustrative imagery that enhances a range of design elements produced by and for the studio, including plan graphics, section and elevations, perspective images and collages

Assist with the preparation of written and graphic materials for proposals and competitions.

Working autonomously as well as collaboratively.

Demonstrating a detail oriented approach with all platforms of production.

Specific Skills Required:

Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, Revit and Sketch Up software

Strong organizational and time management skills

Strong graphic skills to generate two dimensional and three dimensional design graphics

Strong design skills

Able to work as part of an effective team assisting and supporting team members

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work independently as well as in multi-disciplinary teams

Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information

Efficient production manner

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture with a minimum of 3+ years’ experience in Landscape Architecture or related field.
Preferred Qualifications:

Professional accreditation license

Promising portfolio of work which demonstrates technical capabilities in design, visualization, and graphic production

Experience in producing construction documents

Proficiency with ArcGIS, 3D Studio, Rhino

Hand drawing skills

Strong knowledge of local plant materials

Preferred Qualifications

3+ years’ of relevant experience

Document Controller wanted – AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary
 
We are seeking for a document Controller who will provide efficient support to the project including but not limited to typing and drafting (correspondences, transmittals etc). Assist the project management team in all administrative and document controlling related support.
 
Job Duties:
 
Liaise effectively with the Project Manager, Engineers, Site Staffs, and external contacts on behalf of the project office.

Coordinate and organize meetings/seminars within the project office, and with external clients, and assist with the preparation of presentations, agendas and minutes.
 
Provide efficient word processing, clerical, photocopying, filing and minute taking duties in respect of the Project.
 
Screen incoming mails and telephone calls, action responses & redirect correspondence where necessary.
 
Organize and coordinate travel requests for the Project Manager and other Engineers, relating to the project where and when required.
 
Maintains confidential records and filing of reports, correspondence and related material for ease of retrieval.
 
Performing secretarial, administrative, organizing and research tasks requiring a sound understanding of organization policy and structure.

Coordinating and ordering of stationary and office supplies.

Propose improvements to internal processes and procedures for the efficient and effective administration of all office procedures within the project office.

Keep computerized records of all Service Users who are referred to the project.

Other duties as assigned by the Project Manager.

Specific Skills Required:

Strong Sound knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

Excellent people skills

Working knowledge of e-mail and Internet

Experience in Database Management.

Accurate word processing skills

Ability to collate information accurately

Able to work alone and as part of a team

Understanding and practical application of confidentiality

Able to prioritize work

Person Specification:

Confident, with the ability to work either independently or as part of a team

Should be able to work well with other people and to communicate clearly.

Accuracy & precision of work

Good problem solving skills

Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure

Accountability for assigned work

The ability to communicate at all levels in English.

Efficient and punctual.

Positive, enthusiastic, customer service attitude

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 8 years of experience within similar projects, with minimum 3 years in UAE.

Middle East experience preferred

Senior Electrical Design Engineer – PARSONS- Dubai

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Senior Electrical Design Engineer – Dubai, UAE
 
Parsons’ engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
 
The Engineer role conducts and supports the delivery of complete electrical designs such as power distribution, ELV systems and telecommunication system across discipline projects in Building Division.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Carry out complete power distribution, ELV and telecommunication discipline designs to required standards and quality
Coordination with other Discipline Engineers as applicable.
Coordinate with CAD Technicians concerning project requirements and timelines
Ensure statutory and regulatory requirements are met in all designs
Support the project submittals and No Objection Certificates (NOC) process to the relevant Authorities.

Stay updated with relevant technical developments within the discipline
Understand the contract and scope of project deliverables
Ensure that Health & Safety is embedded into all work practices in line with company policies
Provide regular work status updates, including risks or concerns, to Seniors or MEP manager
Attend and contribute in team and project meetings as required
Contribute to the delivery of the Building Division strategy. Including supporting the companies approach to sustainability
Ensure QMS and Project Lifecycle compliance across team and projects
Complete accurate timesheets by set deadline
Feedback on all business development opportunities
KEY COMPETENCIES (Project and Business Support Delivery)
Collaboration & Teamwork
Commercial Acumen
Technical Capability & Delivery
Adaptability & Learning
MEASURES OF SUCCESS
Health & Safety
Accuracy of work
Meeting targets and deadlines
Achievement of individual business objectives

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

BEng / BSc or equivalent qualification with a minimum 10 to 15 years’ experience
Experienced user of Microsoft Office
Experience of associated discipline software especially AutoCAD, BIM, ETAB, DIAlux etc

MEPS Administrator wanted – SERCO – Dubai

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Key Purpose
 
The purpose of this position is to assist Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Services Senior Engineer and MEPS Engineer in providing effective technical support to the line maintenance team responsible for all aspects of building services related engineering and maintenance works within the premises of Dubai Metro.
 
Structure and reporting relationship

Reports to the MEPS Engineer (MMS, CMS & Training)
Will not manage any other team members
Based on the specific requirement of the role
 
Key Accountabilities
 
Assist the Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Services Senior Engineer in preparing the maintenance budgeting, in managing and allocating resources to all aspect of technical support activities within the building services section;
Assist the Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Services Senior Engineer in overseeing all aspects of technical support activities pertaining to building services including engineering and maintenance work management, design modification, technical support, preparations of maintenance procedures and instructions, coordination work of engineering and maintenance works planning, possession scheduling and timetable, health, safety, quality and environment requirements;
Responsible for overall coordination between managers, supervisors and technicians within the building services section;
Perform and carry out duties as instructed/ directed by the Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Services Senior Engineer.
Essential technical and professional skills , knowledge and qualifications

Skills:

Ability to prepare engineering data analysis, reporting, cost estimation, maintenance and testing procedures, equipment specifications, method statements, risk assessments and drawings (CAD) is preferable;
Possess good communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and work productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment;
Strong organizational skills, detail oriented, and the ability to handle multiple priorities and problem solving;
Possess strong PC skills including proficiency with MS Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point applications and ability to learn new software based applications;
Hold a valid UAE driving license with good driving skill and experience.

Knowledge:

Ideally a degree holder or higher diploma in mechanical or electrical engineering discipline or equivalent;

Qualifications:

Minimum 1 year of work experience in the design, testing and commissioning, and maintenance of building services related works such as wayside switches & isolators, fire detection/ suppression system, tunnel ventilation, heat exchanger ventilation & air-conditioning, lighting, , lifts, escalators, travelators, train washing equipment, portable electrical equipment, platform screen doors, station automated doors and building automated doors is preferable;